Enabling a Loved One: A Christian Perspective

Enabling a Loved One: A Christian Perspective

We all have one in our family. The loved one who drinks a little too much, gambles, or takes a few too many pain pills. These family members can be the root of arguments, suffering, and drama. It can be very stressful to deal with loved ones who have a...

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Are Orthodox Christians prepared to welcome refuges?

Are Orthodox Christians prepared to welcome refuges?

Recently, The Washington Post ran a story titled, “Southern Baptist Convention urges churches to welcome refugees” by Julie Zauzmer. The article bagan with, “In the midst of a political season in which political leaders have frequently decried refugees as a security threat to the United States, the nation’s second-largest religious...

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When He dispensed the Tongues of Fire, He called all to unity.

When He dispensed the Tongues of Fire, He called all to unity.

Listen to the Daily Reading for June 20, 2016, Monday of the Holy Spirit. St. Paul’s Letter to the Ephesians 5:8-19 Walk as children of light (for the fruit of light is found in all that is good and right and true), and try to learn what is pleasing to...

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A Little Pentecost at Every Liturgy

A Little Pentecost at Every Liturgy

And all were amazed and perplexed, saying to one another, “What does this mean?” But others mocking said, “They are filled with new wine.”  But Peter, standing with the eleven, lifted up his voice and addressed them, “Men of Judea and all who dwell in Jerusalem, let this be known...

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A Love for the Ages

A Love for the Ages

My inevitable physical end of life is not something upon which I dwell. I’d rather think of myself as being somewhere in my thirties despite the evidence in the mirror and the 20 and 30 year old adults who claim to be my children (who are these people and why...

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