Shops on Sunday, humans, soul…


The crisis in Greece has generated a heated debate on how the economy can restart so that growth can finally come to the country. One of the measures agreed was to keep shops open on Sundays. The measure seemed very good to me. After all, Saturday and Sunday are the only days I have left to do chores I have left all week pending, due to high pressure at work during the week.

But then came the Archbishop of the Greek Orthodox Church who said something which made me rethink my views.

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He said that “we are more concerned with numbers than we are with our soul”. If we are to work every day in the week, when will we see our loved ones? [1] When will we see our selves? And he was right.

Our only concern is money and statistics.

But it is a warm Sunday with family that stays in your mind until you die…

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