Children of God

Ruslan from St. Petersburg, who had his whole life ahead of him, decided to give up his military career and instead chose to serve God.

His father can’t bring himself to bless his son’s choice, but he does visit him often at the Valaam monastery.

Brother Andrey is not allowed to be in the convent’s refectory together with women, despite the fact that his wife, daughter and mother-in-law are there. They are more like sisters in Christ for him, but he doesn’t regret his decision.

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