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Flee from a demon

In fact, the genuine and not a fake role of an elder and father confessor or spiritual father is and always will be to advise, to convince, to insist, and never to suppress the will of the Christian. But if a priest insistently demands absolute and complete obedience in everything and at all times, he should be fled from as if from a demon.

Archimandrite Tikhon (Shevkunov)

Everyday Saints and Other Stories p.124

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