Apply to CrossRoad!

Apply to CrossRoad!

Are you an Orthodox Christian high school junior or senior interested in exploring your faith like never before? Seeking to make more Orthodox friends? Yearning to wrestle with tough questions about meaning, purpose, and love? If so, apply to CrossRoad! Application deadline: February 1, 2018  For more information, visit our website: www.crossroadinstitute.org Click here...

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Goal Setting for 2018 – Being Present

Goal Setting for 2018 – Being Present

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Goal-Setting for 2018 Let your eyes look directly forward, and your gaze be straight before you.  Proverbs 4:25   Good morning Prayer Team! One of the biggest challenges in life it seems is being...

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The Same Story

The Same Story

Have you ever gotten some advice from one person…but then you heard it from another person too? Maybe your parents told you one thing, and then your grandparents or your teachers said it too. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about the very beginning of our Lord’s work, His ministry....

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Goal Setting for 2018 – Vulnerability

Goal Setting for 2018 – Vulnerability

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Goal-Setting for 2018 Clothe yourselves, all of you, with humility toward one another, for “God opposes the proud, but gives grace to the humble.”  I Peter 5:5   Good morning Prayer Team! If...

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8 Tips to Raise Children in Today’s World

8 Tips to Raise Children in Today’s World

Thirty-six years ago, I was blessed to marry a wonderful man. My husband, Jim, and I have two grown children and two beautiful grandchildren. The world is a different place than it was when we married. And tips about raising children in today’s world are invaluable. There are many challenges...

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Goal Setting for 2018 – Integrity

Goal Setting for 2018 – Integrity

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Goal-Setting for 2018 The integrity of the upright guides them, but the crookedness of the treacherous destroys him  Proverbs 11:3 Better is a poor man who walks in his integrity than a rich...

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Goal Setting for 2018 – Priorities

Goal Setting for 2018 – Priorities

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Goal-Setting for 2018 And God spoke all these words, saying “I am the Lord your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of the house of bondage.  You...

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The Witness of John the Baptist as an Example for All of Us

The Witness of John the Baptist as an Example for All of Us

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Sunday, January 7—Feast of St. John the Baptist The next day he saw Jesus coming toward him, and said, “Behold, the Lamb of God, who takes away the sin of the world!...

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A Celebration of Epiphany and the Spirit of Silence

A Celebration of Epiphany and the Spirit of Silence

It’s been four years since my mom passed away, and I thought I was getting the hang of it all, of moving through loss, accepting absence, and learning how to replace empty space with gratefulness. My Orthodox Christian faith and avid practice of yoga both underscore the power and opportunity...

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Theophany: A Celebration of Holiness on the 12th Day of Christmas

Theophany: A Celebration of Holiness on the 12th Day of Christmas

Snow is everywhere. Not just in Boston, where my family and I live. If you are anywhere in eastern North America, chances are good that the blizzard hit you on Thursday, and that the landscape around you is white. The first time I saw so much snow was sixteen years...

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Receiving the Grace of the Holy Spirit

Receiving the Grace of the Holy Spirit

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. The Feast of Theophany While Apollos was at Corinth, Paul passed through the upper country and came to Ephesus. There he found some disciples. And he said to them, “Did you receive...

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You Are My Beloved Son

You Are My Beloved Son

Listen Now. We will now be including the daily reading of Epistle and Gospel with The Prayer Team. Feast of Theophany Then Jesus came from Galilee to the Jordan to John, to be baptized by him. John would have prevented Him, saying, “I need to be baptized by You, and...

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