It is impossible to know truth without God allowing us to experience trials.
Those who don’t wish to endure these trials for the sake of truth will endure greater hardships from the sickness of their soul.
Based on St. Isaac the Syrian, Abba Mark
This photo shows Metropolitan Chrysostomos of Rodostolos (centre) together with a young student from the Athonite Academy (left) surrounded by fathers from Vatopaidi.
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