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An Orthodox mother and her child are worshiping God together

An Orthodox mother and her child are worshiping God together

Grace

Grace

A sad man is a man with the lights turned off. Mount Athos | Quotes | portrait | Bible | Funny

A sad man is a man with the lights turned off. Mount Athos | Quotes | portrait | Bible | Funny

A priest-monk reads the prayers of the Office of Holy Unction several days before the departure of Elder Ermolaos. Along with all the brotherhood, he’s preparing for the closing of this life and the journey into the next. On the Holy Mountain, death is the celebration of the separation of soul and body. Whilst the body decays into its physical organic corruption, the soul continues its existence, aware of itself and remembering the life it lived: its joys, sorrows and all the other events…

A priest-monk reads the prayers of the Office of Holy Unction several days before the departure of Elder Ermolaos. Along with all the brotherhood, he’s preparing for the closing of this life and the journey into the next. On the Holy Mountain, death is the celebration of the separation of soul and body. Whilst the body decays into its physical organic corruption, the soul continues its existence, aware of itself and remembering the life it lived: its joys, sorrows and all the other events…

"The Divine Light illumines the pure heart and the pure intellect, because these are susceptible to receiving light,,, the light of knowledge, the light of truth; they like darkness... God loves those who have a pure heart, listens to their prayers, grants them their requests that lead to salvation, reveals Himself to them and teaches the mysteries of the Divine nature." (St Nectarios of Aegina)

"The Divine Light illumines the pure heart and the pure intellect, because these are susceptible to receiving light,,, the light of knowledge, the light of truth; they like darkness... God loves those who have a pure heart, listens to their prayers, grants them their requests that lead to salvation, reveals Himself to them and teaches the mysteries of the Divine nature." (St Nectarios of Aegina)

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Candid portrait of Greek Orthodox priest by 6ruk, via Flickr

Candid portrait of Greek Orthodox priest by 6ruk, via Flickr

Patriarch Alexy II feeding chickens.

Patriarch Alexy II feeding chickens.

Orthodox monk

Orthodox monk