teach a child in the way he should walk

Posted by on May 23, 2015 in soul food | Comments Off on teach a child in the way he should walk

molding our children

 

“When from a young age a child becomes filled with Christ, goes to church with his parents, communes, chants, prays – later on when he gets older, leaves home and end up possibly in an unfavorable environment, it’s not difficult for him.  It’s like wood which has been drenched in linseed oil.  Afterwards, it doesn’t absorb water; since the oil protects it, it won’t take in water and it repels it.”

Saint Paisios the Athonite