Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives: The Life and Teachings of Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica

Our Thoughts Determine Our Lives: The Life and Teachings of Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica

Ana Smiljanic, Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica


Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica was once essentially the most well known non secular courses of Serbia within the 20th century. As a beginner he lived in obedience to Elder Ambrose of Miljkovo Monastery, a disciple of the Optina Elders. From him Fr. Thaddeus discovered the Prayer of the guts and the selfless love that got here to represent his complete ministry to the anguish Serbian humans. Born in 1914, Elder Thaddeus lived via the entire discomfort persevered through Serbia within the 20th century. Over the process global Wars, throughout the Communist takeover, and during the NATO bombings of 1999, he co-suffered together with his humans. He taught, suggested, and prayed for all who got here to him in discomfort and sorrow. His phrases of affection and desire supplied religious balm for individuals from all sessions of society. In 2002 Elder Thaddeus reposed, forsaking a wide number of his teachings, preserved by way of his trustworthy religious young children. His lifestyles, teachings, and religious conversations are the following offered for the 1st time in English.

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