Don’t Surrender to Despondency

Don’t Surrender to Despondency

We are living in an age when many people are finding it difficult not to give over to total despair. I can still remember when I was about 22 and I was so full of self loathing and feeling like I would never amount to anything.  I remember going to see the president of my college and telling him that I just can’t continue. Even though I was approaching the end of my junior year. I said, “I can’t be here for another year. I just can’t, I’m lost, I have to leave.” Then this man dis something remarkable for me… (watch video to hear the rest from our Abbot)

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Fr. Tryphon is the Abbot of the Monastery of the All-Merciful Saviour, which was established in 1986 by Archimandrite Dimitry (Egoroff) of blessed memory. The Monastery is under the omophore of His Eminence Kyrill, Archbishop of San Francisco and Western America, of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside of Russia.

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