Sweet Dobri Dobrev. Known by locals as Grandpa Dobri, Saint Dobri, and the 'Divine stranger.' :0) city of Sofia Bulgaria. He walk to Sofia daily to beg for money, giving ALL to churches and orphanages. ~ Bless this man.

Known by locals as Grandpa Dobri, Saint Dobri, and the 'Divine stranger.' city of Sofia Bulgaria. He walk to Sofia daily to beg for money, giving ALL to churches and orphanages. ~ Bless this man.

98-year-old Dobri Dobrev, a man who lost his hearing in WW2, walks 10 kilometers from his village in his homemade clothes and leather shoes to the city of Sofia, where he spends the day begging. Though a well-known fixture, it was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected, over 40,000 euros, toward the restoration of decaying Bulgarian monasteries and churches and the utility bills of orphanages, living instead off his monthly state pension of 80 euros.

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"Many believe that I took up a cross too great for me. That I will either regret it later and throw it away, or fall under its weight... Of course I am unworthy of that immeasurable happiness, that the Lord has given me, - to go this way. I will not even try, and He Who is love itself, shall forgive me all my misdoings, for He sees how I wish to serve Him..."  Saint Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia

One of my most favorite Saints.if that is allowed. She was also the Patron of our home school.~~ Saint Elizabeth Feodorovna Romanova, Grand Duchess of Russia

Patriarch Tikhon (1917): Portrait of Patriarch Tikhon taken immediately after the Revolution, November 19, 1917.  Tikhon was the first Russian Orthodox bishop in America and is commemorated on the saints calendar of the Episcopal Church.

Patriarch Tikhon Portrait of Patriarch Tikhon taken immediately after the Revolution, November Tikhon was the first Russian Orthodox bishop in America and is commemorated on the saints calendar of the Episcopal Church.

98 year old Dobri Dobrev, who every day walks 10 kilometers from his village to the city of Sofia, where he spends the day begging for money. It was only recently discovered that he has donated every penny he has collected (over 40,000 euros) towards the restoration of decaying Bulgarian monasteries and the utility bills of orphanages, living instead off his monthly state pension of 80 euros!

98 year old Dobri Dobrev, who every day walks 10 kilometers from his village to…

Don’t despair when you fall, but get up eagerly and do a metanoia saying, “Forgive me, my dear Christ. I am human and weak.” The Lord has not abandoned you." +St. Joseph the Hesychast

Don’t despair when you fall, but get up eagerly and do a metanoia saying, “Forgive me, my dear Christ. I am human and weak.” The Lord has not abandoned you. Joseph the Hesychast

Elder Schema-Archimandrite Iliy of Optina monastery

Elder Schema-Archimandrite Iliy of Optina monastery

Πήγαινε ταπεινώσου… (γ. Εφραίμ Κατουνακιώτης) ✞ Σύναξη Νέων Παλαιοχωρίου

If you’re busy, if you’ve got something to attend to, don’t abandon the Jesus prayer, because it’ll glorify you.

Elder Joseph of Optina | Orthodox Quote of the Day

Elder Joseph of Optina | Orthodox Quote of the Day

Πνευματικοί Λόγοι: Πατριάρχης Σερβίας Παύλος: «Μήν μιλάτε στους ανθρώ...

Πνευματικοί Λόγοι: Πατριάρχης Σερβίας Παύλος: «Μήν μιλάτε στους ανθρώ...

Dyado Dobri, the saint of Baylovo, Bulgaria. He turns 100 this year. He lives off of a pension that equals only $100/month and begs daily...BUT that money he does not keep for himself, instead he donates it all to orphanages that are unable to pay their bills!

Old man who is widely known in Bulgaria as Diado Dobri (translation Old Man Dobri). Diado Dobri is an old man who collects funds for church buildings and is their biggest grantor. He is 99 years old.

The Elder Dobri Dobrev of Baylovo Bulgaria English This is amazing story of 96 years old stranger who suffering and redeem for his great sin (as he says) and begs God forgiveness.Can be seen each day to collecting alms in front the largest Orthodox church in the Balkans - "Alexander Nevski" cathedral, in Sofia, the capital of Bulgaria. www.wendybaudin.com

The Saintly Elder Dobri Dobrev of Baylovo Bulgaria - this wonderful 5 minute video asks, "What does it say of our society that the greatest financial contributor is a poor old man?

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