Posts about children

The Sounding

Celebrating the Childlike in Neil Gaiman’s “The Ocean at the End of the Lane”

It’s Christmas Eve, and you are 7 years old. You can barely sleep because you know tonight Santa is coming. Every blinking light and star outside your…

Jan 21, 2014
Come Receive the Light

“Rooted and Grounded in Love” (Ephesians 3:17)

Melissa Tsongranis, Associate Director of the Greek Archdiocese Center for Family Care, is with us this week to talk about spiritual development in infants…

Jan 16, 2014
Orthodox News

Online Safety and Digital Citizenship Webinar

Join us on January 21st at 1:30 (EST) for our inaugural webinar.  The topic will be Online Safety & Digital Citizenship! How can you keep your kids…

Jan 15, 2014
The Sounding

REVIEW: Sweet Song, A Story of Romanos the Melodist

My editor, and friend, Jane Meyer, has always had a very gentle touch with her writing, and it comes through wonderfully in her latest book, Sweet Song,…

Jan 12, 2014
Come Receive the Light

If You’re Happy and You Know It, Cross Yourself

We begin our month-long look at Children and the Church with Fr. Stelyios Muksuris of Dormition Greek Orthodox Church in Aliquippa, PA, and Professor of…

Jan 03, 2014
The Sounding

The Next Generation of Orthodox Christians

Where do you live? Do you live on a farm where you tend crops and animals? Do you live in a big city where you walk, ride a bus, or hop on the subway to…

Jan 01, 2014
Orthodox News

Syria’s Refugee Children Face Rising Risk Of Malnutrition

PHOTO: A Syrian refugee child suffering from malnutrition receives a therapeutic feeding of specially formulated nut paste from IOCC community health workers….

Dec 09, 2013
The Sounding

Why is it so hard to be grateful?

There is a little girl whose toy box is not overflowing with toys, but is full enough to keep her occupied for hours. She is not a spoiled little girl….

Nov 15, 2013
The Sounding

If You Don’t Hear Crying, the Church is Dying

People were bringing little children to Christ to have Him touch them, but the disciples rebuked them. When Jesus saw this, he was indignant. He said to…

Oct 23, 2013
The Sounding

Giving Thanks

It’s Thanksgiving Day here in Canada, and while we, as Orthodox Christians are supposed to be thankful for everything we have, and give glory to God…

Oct 14, 2013
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