Heaven on earth, a look at Mt. Athos…

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... In case you missed it, 60 Minutes had a wonderful piece Christmas evening on Mt. Athos. If you follow THIS LINK can read the show's transcripts or watch the entire episode. Also, follow THIS LINK to view behind the scenes footage. My son was particularly taken with the idea that these holy men pray all day without ceasing. Is that even possible, he asked, but you could clearly see their lips moving in prayer as they pick fruit, paint icons, and sweep the floors. Over and over, … [Read more...]


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