Below is a photograph of Saint John with his wife Matushka Elizaveta, and the other photo is of Saint John with his sisters beside him, their names are Anna and Darius.
“Watch your vices, above all at home, where they appear freely, like moles in a safe place. Outside our own home, some of our vices are usually screened by other more decorous ones, whilst at home there is no possibility of concealing these black moles that undermine the integrity of the Soul.”
“A Christian is – the Vessel of God, the Temple of God, the House of God. O, how worthy of honour is the true Christian, how zealously he ought to shun every sin, and how greatly Christians ought to respect one another!”