“You study, acquire knowledge, choose a profession so that later you can start a family, labor for the good of your close ones, your country, your people, and in general to live in a way that is interesting to you and beneficial to others… But to prepare ourselves for the eternity about which the Church tells us time and again, we find neither the desire, nor the time, nor even the disposition—it’s ‘something, in the misty distance’.”
(Metropolitan Tikhon Shevkunov, homily on ‘The Rich Man’)