Friday, July 19, 2013
The craziness, anxieties about my family, the constant tension all destroy me. But if they drive me mad or if I remain sane, I accept everything God sends, as a child accepts everything from the hand of his father. Cowardice is unreasonable. In the asylum, I have often thought that the will of God keeps intact the freedom of man.
FROM BROTHER SHIMANOV, CONFINED TO A RUSSIAN PSYCHIATRIC ASYLUM FOR HIS FAITH