Quotes from the Saints
G.: Mother, what could you tell us on Marriage?
G.G." To enter into married life is like entering into a Monastery. For marriage is something sacred - it is a Sacrament of the Church blessed by God. Do you know why? Because two persons that are worlds apart from each other meet and become Husband and Wife. How did this happen? I do believe that to be born, to get married and to die are not in our hands. They are planned by God. Now these two persons have become spouses. The wife should consider her husband as her Hegumen (Abbot)... Why? Because the basis for happiness in this world is to stop having a will of our own, out of egoism. When we cease to have our own will, and we both wish to obey God's Will, then the Blessing of God is upon us...