Elder Porphyry the Kapsokalivite Sees a Provocatively Dressed Woman

Wonderful story on not judging people based on appearance or the flesh but seeing their true image: their soul.

Salt of the Earth

Years ago, when the Elder served at the Polyclinic of Athens, while walking in the area of Omonoia one day with two girls who were his spiritual children, he saw from across the street a young woman coming with a sexy appearance. She was wearing the familiar “super mini skirt” which was fashionable. When they saw her, the Elder said: “What do you have to say? What are you thinking? Are you judging that woman?”

“No, Elder”, they responded, understanding their position.

“You do well to not judge her”, said the Elder. “Do not judge people from their outward appearance. That girl you see has a wonderful soul! She has a dynamic soul. That which she is doing now, that is, provoking, is due to the current strength of her soul. Imagine what would happen if that girl came to know Christ, and knew everything that you knew. Then she…

View original post 26 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s