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[[Image:AssuageMySorrows.JPG|right|thumbnail|Mother of God Assuage My Sorrows (Greek version)]]
'''Mother of God Assuage''' <ref> [http://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/assuage '''Assuage''' (Wictionary)] –verb (used with object), 1. to make milder or less severe; relieve; ease; mitigate: to assuage one's grief; to assuage one's pain. 2. to appease; satisfy; allay; relieve: to ''assuage one's hunger''. 3. to soothe, calm, or mollify </ref> '''My Sorrows''' is the name of a wonderworking [[icon]] treasured in the Church of St. Nicholas-in-Kusnetsy Odrino Monastery in the Orel Diocese, Karachev district in Moscow and copies of this icon are to be found in churches all over Moscow. The icon is commemorated [[January 25]] (by the Old Calendar) and is also commemorated on [[September 25]] and [[October 9]]. <ref> There is a special "Service with Akathistos to the All-Holy Theotokos, Assuage My Sorrow", a publication of the Kievan Monastery of the Caves printing house, 1888. (Reference ''Sobranie mneniy i otziv'' [Collection of Opinions and Responses], Philaret, Metropolitan of Moscow, vol. V., pages 391-4, about the first edition of this service)</ref>.
The Mother of God is depicted with a hand bending toward her head and with the Child holding a scroll in both hands directly sitting on her left hand. On the scroll are the words: