RUSSIA OF MY HEART
ATHEISTS MET ORTHODOXY
HEART MUSIC HEART
Elena Skorokhova, Russia
The Thorny Path To God
An interview with Elena Skorokhodova —
actress, film director, and playwright
JOURNEY TO ORTHODOXY
An accomplished actress on stage (sixteen years in the Pushkin Theatre, Moscow) and screen, Elena Skorokhodova is also a director, writer, and author of plays, including the prizewinning, Don’t Throw Ashes on the Floor. Her creative talent has led her to an acute perception of the unfolding drama of individuals along her life’s path, and the fate of her country.
–Elena, tell us about how you came to faith in God?
–I would have to tell you my entire life story in order for it to make sense. I was born in an atheistic soviet family. By the way, that atheism was superficial. We believed in goodness and justice, as something that goes without saying. No one ever looked deeper into the source of this belief in our souls.
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