I commend to you a recent post by Fr. Stephen Freeman, priest at St. Anne's Orthodox Church in Oak Ridge, Tennessee and author of the Glory To God For All Things blog. Fr. Freeman's writing is among my favorite on the web -- always thought-provoking and often quite humbling.
Metropolitan Athanasios of Lemesos: "Are there virtuous lay people in our contemporary world?" - (source) *Through the prayers of our Holy Fathers, Lord Jesus Christ our God, have mercy on us and save us! Amen!*
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