Tag Archives: Russian Orthodox Church

Quaker Meeting

Young George Trofimoff had been in the home of Paul Butterworth at Sunset Farms for a couple of weeks, when “Uncle Paul” told him that he would like for him to attend the Sunday Meeting of the local Society of Friends, the Quakers. Uncle Paul wanted to introduce George to...

The Tearing of War

In how many ways does war destroy? It tears at the social fabric of the attacker but even more so the attacked. It destroys infrastructure and access to food, shelter and sanitation. But one effect of war is the separation of families. Young George Trofimoff in Berlin had an extended family....

Colonel George Trofimoff

Looking through my cell window of the federal prison at Butner, North Carolina, I saw a tall, slightly stooped, older man walking the track of the “rec yard”. I could tell by his body language and his gate he was depressed, though he would never admit it. Stooped for the...