Like a lighted candle

Like a lighted candle

Saint Saint Seraphim of Sarov   In careful people, the intellect acts as a watchful guard and sentinel of the inner Jerusalem. From the heights of the spiritual life it sees with its clear eye the opposing forces surrounding and within the soul. In their flesh, people are like lighted...

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The Reason We Light a Candle and Get Anointed with Oil

The Reason We Light a Candle and Get Anointed with Oil

Welcome to The Daily Prayer Team messages, each day includes a passage of scripture, a reflection and a prayer. Sponsored by Saint John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL. And behold, one came up to Him, saying, “Teacher, what good deed must I do, to have eternal life?” And He said to...

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The Light of Christ in the Narthex

The Light of Christ in the Narthex

Many people have questions about our Orthodox Christian Faith. Many simply do not remember what they learned in Sunday School. Many are not comfortable asking their questions in public. But ALL of us can benefit from the questions of others. This week’s question addresses the “how” and “why” of lighting...

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