Saturday, October 21, 2017 Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 licence.

Porphyrios Bairaktaris (1906 – 1991)


Greek Orthodox monk who lived on Mount Athos.
Page 1 of 1
Porphyrios Bairaktaris
What is the spiritual battle? Well, the soul is a garden divided into two parts. On one half are planted thorny bushes, and on the other half flowers. We also have a water pump with two taps and two channels. The one guides the water to the thorns and the other to the flowers. I always have the choice to open one or the other tap. I leave the thorns without water and they dry up, I water the flowers and they blossom.
Page 1 of 1
© 2009–2013Quotes Privacy Policy | Contact