"I'm not lazy. Someone just stole my motivation.I'm the victim here!" Oh Snoopy, Snoopy, Snoopy.

Each person must bear the weaknesses of others. Who is perfect? Who can boast that he has kept his heart undefiled? Hence, we are all sick, and whoever condemns his brother does not perceive that he himself is sick, because a sick person does not condemn another sick person.    Elder Ephraim of Philothoeu, counsels from the Holy Mountain

"Orthodox Monasticism is Not a Cult"- An interview and website-- written by Orthodox lay friends of monasticism-- in response to unfair criticisms of traditional monasticism and Elder Ephraim's monasteries

Porphyrios - Orthodox Christian Quotes "We Should refer all our problems, whatever they are, to God, just as we say in the Divine Liturgy." Orthodox and Vegan