Posts about family

Come Receive the Light

Families and Crisis

We welcome back Dr. David Ford, Professor of Church History at St. Tikhon’s Orthodox Theological Seminary. This week he shares the story of Saints…

Apr 08, 2016
The Sounding

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

Nostalgia

  …a poetic rendering (of the original Greek) by Christodoulos, priest-monk   Where, O where are the blessed good old days, when life was…

Jan 30, 2016
The Sounding

Blessing of Living in Community

    Sometimes help comes in the form of physical help or spiritual guidance, but these days I’m finding my greatest help comes from just being…

Jan 25, 2016
Come Receive the Light

We Are Always Being Taught

  “The secret of man’s being is not only to live but to have something to live for.”   Dostoevsky wrote these words at a different time,…

Jan 08, 2016
The Sounding

High Fructose Corn Syrup

  So, I’m yelling at my son, “Don’t drink that root beer kid, it’s just a cold glass of high fructose corn syrup.”  Without missing a beat,…

Jan 07, 2016
The Sounding

Critical Ingredients for a Divine Revelation

    Humility, Repentance, and Community: Critical Ingredients for a Divine Revelation In examining the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ baptism and…

Jan 06, 2016
The Sounding

Nativity by Michael Aldashin

Christ is Born! Glorify Him! In honor of our Orthodox brothers and sisters celebrating Christmas according to the Julian Calendar, here is an lovely animation…

Jan 06, 2016
The Sounding

The Nativity: An Icon of the Christian Family

  Everyone’s favorite time of the year is the period before Christmas, when the air is filled with joy, peace and expectation. We are blessed to…

Dec 19, 2015
Walking in Faith

Seizing THIS Moment, Part Two: Putting a log on the fire.

In this second of a four-part series, Fr. Nicholas Louh builds on the concept of “Seizing this Moment” to focus on the importance of building…

Sep 24, 2015