Be Fruitful and Multiply

Dr. Stephanie Storgion Poplos is a pediatrician specialized in pediatric critical care medicine and an Orthodox Christian. Listen as she and Fr. Chris talk about ways to make families healthier. Zeroing in on nutrition, exercise and sleep habits, Dr. Stephanie offers great insight and suggestions

And keep listening as Fr. Chris speaks with Fr. Timothy Pavlatos about understanding God’s gift of children and God’s commandment to “Be fruitful and multiply.” Fr. Timothy is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, the Director of Family Wellness Ministry in the Metropolis of San Francisco, and Associate Pastor at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church in Beaverton, Oregon.

Fr. Timothy suggests the following books and video:

Ted Talk Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime

Boundaries: When to Say Yes, How to Say No to Take Control of Your Life, by Henry Cloud, John Townsend

Spiritual Counsels 4: Family Life, by Elder Paisios of Mount Athos

Marriage and Virginity According to St. John Chrysostom, by Josiah B. Trenham


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