September 28, 2020

Crazy Russians and Lake Wobegon

Driving from the airport in Minneapolis-St. Paul to Alexandria I stumbled upon Charlie’s Café in Freeport, MN on the Lake Wobegon trail. I met a Russian motorcyclist. His motorcycle was pimped out Mad Max style and his smile was full of mischievousness. 

He told me about Russian churches a 1000 years old and "serious" religion. Quite a character to meet on a stop along the Lake Wobegon trail.

In a roundabout way it reminded me of something I had read on the flight to Minnesota from a 5th Century Bishop, Diadochus:

“Very few men can accurately recognize their own faults; indeed, only those can do this whose intellect is never torn away from the remembrance of God.”

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