Laughing at God?

Laughing at God?

Has anybody ever laughed at you? Not with you, but at you? Sure! We all do things that are silly. But today in the Gospel reading, we hear about some people who laughed at our Lord, Jesus Christ! Can you imagine? A man named Jairus rushed to find Jesus because...

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His righteousness endures forever!

His righteousness endures forever!

Have you ever gotten in trouble for something at home or at school? Your parents or your grandparents or maybe your teacher might have told you that you did the wrong thing. They might have told you that what you did was bad. When we do something wrong, we try...

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Sadness to joy

Sadness to joy

Have you ever been sad about something, and somebody tried to make you feel happier? That is a very nice thing for somebody to do! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a woman in a very sad situation. She had a right to be sad! She was a widow,...

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What do you want to be?

What do you want to be?

Has anybody ever asked you what you want to be when you grow up? Some kids know right away what they want to be, and some grownups don’t even know how to answer that question! Yesterday, we celebrated the great feastday of the Cross. We remembered again what our Lord,...

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Christ saved the world!

Christ saved the world!

What does your family do when something is broken in your house? Let’s say the sink is clogged or the refrigerator is broken. Your parents might try their best to fix it themselves. Then, if it’s really broken, they might have to call a plumber or a repairman. Today, in...

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The pieces left over

The pieces left over

Have you ever read a book that reminds you of another one? Sometimes we hear a story and we remember another one like it we’ve heard before. Today the Gospel reading tells us the story of the feeding of the five thousand. Do you remember this one? Do you remember...

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The scriptures give us hope!

The scriptures give us hope!

How do you read a book? Where do you start? Do you skip a lot of it? Do you read just the last few pages? Do you pick and choose what you want to read out of a book? As Christians, we know we have a very important book to...

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Focus on Christ!

Focus on Christ!

Have you ever argued about something? Sometimes we argue about things that don’t even matter. Sometimes we might argue just to make ourselves look smart! Today, in our Orthodox Church, we remember the Fathers of the Fourth Ecumenical Council. The council was a huge meeting of church leaders more than...

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Freely give!

Freely give!

Have you ever gotten a gift from somebody, but you never gave anything back? Maybe for Christmas, somebody gave you a present that you didn’t expect…and you didn’t have anything to give back! After our Lord Jesus Christ rose from the dead and went to stay in heaven, He needed...

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God gives us directions!

God gives us directions!

Has anybody ever given you directions to get somewhere? Maybe you have heard your parents ask for directions if they were lost. Turn left at the first light, go under a bridge, and so on. We need directions to stay on the right way. Our Lord, Jesus Christ promised His...

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