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St. Theophan the Recluse: . . . In this way will the inequalities of earthly states be leveled out at God’s judgment. - Orthodox Church Quotes
The parable about the talents offers the thought that life is a time for trading. That means that it is necessary to hasten to use this time as a person would hurry to a market to bargain for what he can. Even if one has only brought bast shoes, or only bast, (very inexpensive, unsophisticated …