Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part Three, Coping with Disappointments

Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part Three, Coping with Disappointments

In this third episode of a three​-​part series on “Coping with Life’s Struggles,” Fr. Nicholas Louh shares his thoughts on how to cope with disappointments. He recounts from his personal life how, in their first year of marriage, he and his wife learned that she would have to spend a...

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Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part Two, Coping with Difficult People

Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part Two, Coping with Difficult People

In this second episode of a three​-​part series on “Coping with Life’s Struggles,” Fr. Nicholas Louh shares his thoughts on how to cope with difficult people. This may range from truly negative people to mere annoyance. People can be constant complainers. They may be self-centered and always steer conversations to...

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Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part One, Coping with Life’s Stressors

Coping with Life’s Struggles: Part One, Coping with Life’s Stressors

In this first of a three​-​part series on “Coping with Life’s Struggles,” Fr. Nicholas Louh shares his thoughts on how we can stress less and become more of what God wants us to be. Fr. Nicholas explores the story of the Paralytic at the Pool of Bethesda. He describes how...

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Honor Thy Father

Honor Thy Father

At a recent presentation by the Orthodox Christian Network in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, I was in the company of Metropolitan Savas and many Orthodox priests. Surprisingly, it made me ache momentarily for my own father, until I realized I was surrounded by many “Fathers.” Indeed, I said “Father” a couple of...

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The Children’s Word: Look for Christ First!

The Children’s Word: Look for Christ First!

Welcome to The Children’s Word, a weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network brought to you by Presvytera Alexandra Houck! This week, Presvytera Alexandra wonders if you’ve ever wanted something so much that you couldn’t think about anything else. What was it? Was it something you really needed? Read this...

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Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Expectations of Fatherhood Today

Is the role of fatherhood getting in the way of parenting? Are you terrified at the thought of an emotional connection? Listen as our guest host, Emmy Louvaris, speaks with George Papageorge, a marriage and family therapist in Pleasanton, CA, on fatherhood and the challenges men face when they ​pay too...

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