The Return: Imitating the dog

The elders tell us that the spiritual man should take a lesson from the dog. When it is chased out, it leaves, and when it is called back, it happily returns.

Taking heed of this lesson, we — the old team from the Ascetic Experience — have returned to the keyboards of this site after a period of being away, with the hopes of producing content, with God’s help, that will bring joy and inspiration to our visitors. We humbly ask your prayers, that this may continue as a work pleasing to God.

In this photo, an elderly monk attempts to give water to an old dog on the difficult footpaths of the Holy Mountain on a hot, sunny day.

 

PS: Thanks all for the very nice and spiritual messages sent by email.