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Валаамский Спасо-Преображенский монастырь / Valaam monastery of the Transfiguration of our Saviour

Valamo Monastery was the heart of the Orthodox Church in Finland. Now in Russia and known as Valaam, Valamo Monastery is a thriving religious community

young monk

The young monk and the young caucasian dog - codre

"monk".. Mount Athos | by antreasoik via Flickr

"monk".. Mount Athos | by antreasoik via Flickr

Svaki koji čini greh, rob je grehu. A rob ne ostaje u kući vavek, sin ostaje vavek (Jn.8,34-35)

When we cease from grasping, desiring, and taking, and embark upon a life of love, all nature becomes harmony.

Monk blessing the sea -- The best response to Creation is not to be afraid of it, worship it or exploit it; the best response is the purely Christian one -- to be blessed by it and bless it in return.    (via Byzantine Art Facebook page)

original pinner: Monk blessing the sea -- The best response to Creation is not to be afraid of it, worship it or exploit it; the best response is the purely Christian one -- to be blessed by it and bless it in return.

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