Orthodox America

  Letter from a Spiritual Father in Prison

     "Seek ye first the Kingdom of God and His righteousness," and everything else will come to you in its time, for everything has its season .... Do not rush with trying to figure things out. Give place to time and to God, "and thou shalt behold the good of Jerusalem," for unsearchable are the ways of God and known only to Him and to those to whom He reveals them. May faith and faithfulness to God accompany you all the days of your life. Redeem the time, for the days are evil.Each day may be the last in your earthly life. Be sober. Look well to the Truth. it's foolish to block out the sun with one's hand and then deny its existence, In whatsoever state the Lord finds us, so shall we be judged. Ahead lies eternity, and we must think seriously and thoroughly about it. Death is not somewhere far off: it's at the threshold.

I ask your holy prayers.