​Artists – Mother Maria’s path through the waters

Posted February 8, 2018 4:14 am by Editor

​Artists – Mother Maria’s path through the waters

There are
two ways: one way you tread on dry land. You do what is right and reasonable.
You measure, you ponder, you consider. However, the other way crosses the
waters. You can neither assess nor judge. You must only believe without
stopping. An instant would suffice for you to sink. Nikolai Berdyaev described Mother Maria as
“one of the 20th century’s most extraordinary women”. She was a painter, a
poet, a revolutionary and an exile, a mother and a nun, a witness of Christ
until her death in the concentration camp of Ravensbrück on 31 March 1945. With
regard to Mother (mat’) Marija (Skobtsova), [Mother Maria Skobtsova],
born

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