Many times Saint Seraphim would hide in the bushes, in order to maintain his silence and Pray to God. Children would often find him crouched behind some bushes. He especially loved children, and when they found him he would rise to play with them and speak with them about God.

“The sign of the presence of the Holy Spirit is peace lived and joy, for God creates joy wherever He is.”

“When a child smiles in a dream, an Angel plays with him.”