How to regard people

You have to regard people with the utmost respect, but also with the deepest compassion. With trust but also with prudence, as if they’re children who are able to perform the purest and kindest of acts but are also capable of making horrendous mistakes.

Based on Archbihop Justinian of Maramures

In the photo, Abbot Efraim of Vatopaidi with a child, surrounded by his deacons and monks at the Procession of the Prophet Elijah.