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Tuesday, April 29, 2014

The Great Visitor (Elder Amphilochios Makris)


Many times Christ comes and knocks on your door and you have Him sit in the living room of your soul, and you, preoccupied with your chores, forget about the Great Visitor.

He waits for your appearance. He waits and when you are very late, He gets up and leaves.

Another time you are so preoccupied that you answer Him from the window. You don't even have time to open your door.

- A Saying of Elder Amphilochios Makris of Patmos

Ιγνατίου Λ. Τριάντη, Μητροπολίτου Βερατίου, Αυλώνος και Κανίνης, Ο Γέροντας της Πάτμου, Αμφιλόχιος Μακρής (1889-1970), βίος – υποθήκαι – μαρτυρίαι, σελ. 440-450, έκδοση Β΄ επαυξημένη, Ιεράς Μονής «Ευαγγελισμός» Μ.Η, Πάτμος 1997. Translation by John Sanidopoulos.

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