On the danger of spiritual routine

There are some people who are orphans from the time they’re born. I’m very much afraid that the same is true in the field of faith. We’re born, baptized but never manage to come to know our Heavenly Father, and the Divine Liturgy is turned into a routine

If we  change the Divine Liturgy and our faith into something routine, then the fault’s entirely our own. The tragic thing is that we play ‘hide and seek’ with God. We have recourse to this so that we don’t see the terrible mess we’re in, nor the defaced image we present