Humility and love, the qualities of Orthodox living
This volume contains especially words, exhortations and advice that Father Sofian addressed to young people, on various occasions, in the '90s. These exhortations are also very relevant for young people today, who want a life in the Spirit of Christ.
Father Sofian, if you were to list the main features of Orthodoxy, which of them would you put first?
Humility and love! Those whom the Savior recommends: "Learn from me, for I am gentle and lowly in heart, and you will find rest for your souls" (Matthew 11:29). Our Lord Jesus Christ urges us here to try to acquire humility and love, which are the attributes of God and are the fruits of an Orthodox life. That is why I believe that the description of Orthodoxy can begin with these...