“Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls” (Matthew 11:29). Who would repeat these words in a job interview?
Smaller worries and passions are something to be left behind; instead, we should live for the real and most important thing.
Lay and monastic brothers and sisters, many of whom are professional painters and art experts, have worked on restored hundreds of icons of different types.
All too often, we are too afraid of silence and will rush to fill it up. But the moments of silence are truly precious.
In our ministry in education, we see schools as vehicles for passing on to future generations the moral values that have been nourished over centuries.
In our works of charity, we are mindful of the old saying: “Worry not about a roaring storm, but about a tear of a needy person”.