Posts about cancer

The Sounding Blog

Understanding Heaven

Timmy, Yiayia, and the Resurrection  Growing up, my brothers and I used to play at my maternal grandparents’ house with the neighborhood children. I…

Feb 22, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Cancer Survivor Gives Back

  It’s hard to spend Christmas in chemo, so over the Thanksgiving/Christmas holiday, Chicago’s Windy City LIVE visited Lurie Children’s…

Jan 12, 2016
The Prayer Team

Lord, Teach Us to Pray

Jesus was praying in a certain place, and when He ceased, one of His disciples said to Him, “Lord, teach us to pray, as John taught his disciples.” …

Oct 19, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Church Is a Place for Healing

Do you go to the Church when you are sick, or straight to the doctor?   The Orthodox faith has a tradition of anointing the sick with holy oil for the…

Sep 08, 2015
Orthodox News

What is Camp Agape?

If you are the parent of a child with cancer, what do you need most? What if you are that child’s sibling? Or the child with cancer – what…

Jul 31, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Fighting Childhood Cancer

The new EIKONA album is out​, and Presvytera Stacey Dorrance is here to talk about their love for sacramental music in a language they understand, and…

May 28, 2015
The Sounding Blog

Memento Mori and Resurrected Life

Esophageal cancer killed Jerry, my father-in-law. Dying’s final indignity was when the hospice nurse informed him that he couldn’t wear his 501 Levi’s…

Nov 14, 2014
The Sounding Blog

The Lords of Life and Death

On Saturday, November 1, a young girl committed suicide. Brittany Maynard had been diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, and she was told that chances…

Nov 04, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Long Road to Orthodoxy

Join us for another inspiring conversation about the spiritual journey to Orthodoxy. Fr. Brendan Pelphrey is with us to talk about his long and winding…

Sep 27, 2013
The Sounding Blog

Post-derby polka

Tonight we dined at the Center House of the Seattle center. For those of you not in Seattle, this is essentially the food court on the grounds of the Seattle…

Aug 15, 2013