Weekly Quote 5-17-17

Humble enjoyment of the teachings of the Fathers, whether in the monastic cell of an elder or through books, is a basic part of Orthodox devotional life. “He who has learned obedience’, the Fathers advise, ‘will himself be heard and will enter boldly into the presence of the Crucified One,’ for the Crucified Lord Himself was ‘obedient unto death.’ (Phil 2:8)
— The Faith We Hold- Archbishop Paul of Finland