Learning to meditate is the greatest
gift you can give yourself in this life.
For it is only through meditation
that you can undertake the journey
to discover your true nature, and so
find the stability and confidence you
will need to live, and die, well.
Meditation is the road to
It is good to have the intellectual powers that take man to the moon costing billions of dollars in fuel expenses and so on, but it is better to have spiritual powers that raise man to God, his ultimate destination, with only a bit of fuel, a mere dried piece of bread.
- Elder Paisios