What does it mean to pray?
A man asked Saint Paisios the Hagiorite: “Elder, what does it mean for you to pray?’
He responded: “It means that I am sending a message, I ask for help. I ask continuously help from Christ, our Mother the Theotokos, our Saints, for myself and everybody else. If I don’t ask, I am not going to get any…”
Translated by Dr. Nick Stergiou