Posts by Veronica Hughes

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The Dance Between Temptation and Grace, Part 1

Why do temptations and suffering befall us? What is the right attitude to have towards our suffering? How do we surmount our trials? In this episode, Veronica…

Oct 21, 2014
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The Violent Take It By Force

“And from the days of John the Baptist until now the Kingdom of Heaven suffereth violence, and the violent take it by force.” (Matt 11: 12)…

Sep 22, 2014
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Blessed are the Persecuted

We all endure some form of suffering if we are Christian. Martyrdom is one of the most challenging to come to terms with – especially in our modern times….

Sep 04, 2014
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Meaningful Prayers

If we live in the world – we most likely are struggling with our prayer life. How can we transform our prayers so that they are more meaningful? How…

Aug 17, 2014
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Prayer and Your Deep Heart

“Those who only hear about spiritual meditation and prayer and have no direct knowledge of it are like a man blind from birth, who hears about the…

Aug 07, 2014
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Knowledge vs Faith: Part 2

It is not that knowledge is blameworthy, but that faith is higher… What are the distinctions in knowledge; when knowledge returns to its primary aim…

Jul 14, 2014
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Faith vs Knowledge: Part 1

Why is it so challenging sometimes to have faith? What does worldly knowledge have to do with our lack of faith? Let’s find out! Stay tuned for the first…

Jul 02, 2014
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Faith – Part 2

In this second podcast about faith, Veronica Hughes will explore the relationship between faith and illumination, our regeneration in grace, and our second…

Jun 17, 2014
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Faith: Part 1

Faith is a complex virtue, which is not understandable by our mind, but by our heart. Just as one cannot have obedience without humility, one cannot have…

Jun 04, 2014
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Obedience and Humility – Part 2

Christ is Risen! In Truth He is Risen! Join Veronica Hughes, St. John Climacus, Abba Dorotheus and others for Part 2 on Obedience and Humility. “Humility…

May 20, 2014
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Obedience and Humility – Part 1

Christ is Risen! In Truth He is Risen! Join Veronica Hughes for the first of a Two-Part Podcast on Obedience and Humility.  Obedience and humility go…

May 06, 2014
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Prayer

In this podcast, Veronica will be turning to the Orthodox Church for a starting structure for our prayer life and Elder Porphyrios for his instruction…

Apr 15, 2014