Mother Gavriilia – On the Reverse and the Unfair
“Somebody was complaining of being unfairly treated and wondering why should the poor be poor, why it was like that for someone and not for another one, why should some people have everything and some others nothing… Then one day he had a vision: He saw God, up in Heaven, with an embroidery-frame, on which He was embroidering the lives of all of us. He also saw us humans, down on Earth, looking only at the loose threads hanging from the reverse of the Embroidery, unable to discern or understand God’s wonderful Needlework… What a fine vision!… That’s how it is.
Only when we shall go up There, shall we be able to admire God’s Design for our life! Now we worry, because we see only the reverse side of the Embroidery…”