What did the holy old man Paissy spend his living on
Holy old man, the blessed Schemamonk Paisius the Holy Trinity, born in Cappadocia, was born in 1924. He grew up in Greece and from a young age showed a desire to lead an ascetic way of life. In 1950, Paisius became a monk. Obedience performed mainly on the Holy Mount Athos and in the monastery of Stomion.
For the asceticism of his deeds, the Lord granted him many talents, which gave him the opportunity to educate many people spiritually. Blessed was considered one of the most intelligent and reasonable elders of his time. The monk died on July 12, 1994, he was buried in the convent of the Apostle and Evangelist John the Theologian. The grave of the elder is located in the village of Suroti, which is geographically located between Thessaloniki and Holy Mount Athos.
The holy elder Paisius was hardworking, and he spent his wages on food for the Bedouins, who were very good to him. In 1966, the blissful man fell ill and lost part of his lungs. In 1978, the devotee was settled in the monastery Kutlumush.From that time on, people came to him, whom he addressed, admonished, blessed, comforted, helped to solve everyday problems ... Paisius was called a magnet that pulls and attracts adversity. Perceiving the pain of visiting him, Paisius began to get sick a lot and was physically exhausted.
Holy old man Paissy has a creative legacy. His students and close friends blessed the Holy Mountain Publishing House for the publication of the blessed works. Now every believer can get acquainted with the books of the spiritual man on the Internet. The elder's spiritual writing is truly beautiful. He wrote such books as “Athos Elder Haji-George”, “Fathers of Svyatogorsk and Svyatogorsky Stories”, “Arseny Kappadokii” ... The most favorite book that is in demand among readers consists of five volumes and is called “Words”, its circulation is more than a million copies.
The volumes of this book are not interrelated, each is an independent work of art. The series of these books includes: “With pain and love about the modern man”, “Family life”, “Spiritual struggle”, “Spiritual awakening”, “Passions and virtues”.
Holy old manPaisius, like many other pious Orthodox monks, is especially honored by our Church. Nobody appointed these people to high posts, did not bless for missionary work. However, their peculiarity was known to both the patriarch and the ordinary parishioner. It must be remembered that the foresight of the elders has nothing to do with the predictions of psychics and sorcerers, astrologers ... The Holy Spirit sends revelations to those who dedicated their lives to the service of God. Only such people have won the grace of the Creator and saved the soul by special behavior in earthly existence.