How to treat the spiritual illness

We are taught to bear the spiritual infirmities of our brothers gladly, without annoyance; and everyone is our brother. When someone is physically ill, we not only show patience, but do our very best to make them comfortable; the same should also apply in cases of spiritual illnesses.

Monks in the laundry room separating and ironing sheets for the pilgrims’ rooms in the Guesthouse of Vatopaidi monastery.