Elder Joseph the Hesychast Orthodox Icon
Elder Joseph the Hesychast was a monk and elder on the Holy Mountain and reposted in 1959. As a true ascetic he became the spiritual father, and grandfather, of many modern elders, including elders Ephrem of Philothou and Joseph of Vatopedi.
"It is now, when grace departs, and not when grace is present, that you show you love Christ." Elder Joseph