“The natural desire of man’s heart is to live at peace with everyone. Youthful hearts often make decision for an unconcerned faith within themselves: I want to get along with everyone, I musn’t antagonize anyone. But even the most well-intentioned man soon realizes that this is impossible…He who desires to serve God in the world must act according to his faith, but every confession inevitably arouses antagonism, and every action is sure to meet with hostility.”
(Martyr Archbishop John of Riga, ‘The Inevitability of Suffering’)