The Cry That Takes Us Back to the Cradle

Source: The Cradle

March 23, 2021

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“The entire Metohija is my cradle – its winds intertwined with the sound of the bells coming from the monasteries of Zočište, the Holy Archangels, the Visoki Dečani, and the Patriarchate of Peć, sway me and prevent me from slipping into the dream of oblivion. They reawaken me and rock me gently from the Šar to Prokletije Mountains.” – Olivera Radić

In many different historical eras, just like in the Contemporary Era, numerous human kingdoms have done a lot of harm to peaceful peoples such as the Serbian people and their Church in Kosovo and Metohija.

The Battle of Kosovo is not over yet and all Serbian battles for the defense of Orthodoxy and Serbiandom are woven into it. All Serbs, wherever they lived, are appealed to and invoked to cherish the Kosovo Covenant – written by God’s hand – as their spiritual root, a gift and a pledge, and to treasure it as their cradle.

The survival of the entire Serbiandom is inseparably interwoven and connected with the survival of Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija.

They, although in a restricted space, do not measure their freedom in meters because they know that its other name is Love.

To remember all these truths, to remember who we are, to always return to Kosovo and Metohija and begin everything from there… with her unobtrusive, but overwhelming and awakening beauty, with sorrow, wounds and melancholy, but always with joy, love, faith and hope, she invites us and takes us back to Lord Jesus Christ and our ancestors – Olivera Radić.

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