Your Highness, we’ve been defeated: Basil the Great

Your Highness, we’ve been defeated: Basil the Great

Stylianos G. Papadopoulos Until then, Orthodoxy in Cappadocia seemed very much like an islet in the East. Valens let loose the evils of heresy everywhere. The combination of his brutality and cunning brought shocking results. He swept through Orthodoxy and then dug his claws into Caesarea. It’s true to say...

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Prepare the Way of the Lord by Having a Thankful Heart

Prepare the Way of the Lord by Having a Thankful Heart

LET US GIVE THANKS TO THE LORD I give thanks to the Lord with my whole heart. Psalm 9:1 The word of God came to John the son of Zechariah in the wilderness, and he went into all the region about the Jordan preaching a baptism of repentance for the...

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The Value of Slowing Down and Listening

The Value of Slowing Down and Listening

Those who know me will realize this is from almost 20 years ago, but I read it from time to time, so I am reminded of the lesson I learned back then. I have been driving on the interstate highways too much lately, figuratively and realistically. I reached that conclusion...

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