Posts about gratitude

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
Christ in You

Sunday’s Gospel:  Be the One

    In the story of the Ten Lepers who were cleansed and healed by Jesus, only one came back to thank and praise Him. The other nine were nowhere…

Jan 23, 2016
The Sounding

Finding Blessings Outside of Normal

    A year ago we “lost” our second baby – in the womb. “She” (we believe the baby was a girl) was with me physically for 2 ½ months….

Jan 23, 2016
The Prayer Team

Nativity Devotion, December 23: The Meaning of the Word “Gratitude”

Then opening their treasures, they offered Him gifts—gold, frankincense and myrrh. And being warned in a dream not to return to Herod, they departed…

Dec 23, 2015
Be Renewed in Christ

Sunday’s Sermon: Giving Thanks in All Circumstances 

      “Rejoice always. Pray without ceasing. Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.”…

Nov 30, 2015
The Sounding

Thankful for a Perfect Gift from Above

  Every year on Thanksgiving Day, we give thanks to God for our wonderful life. We rejoice in the fruits of the earth (with or without feathers) gathered…

Nov 20, 2015
Come Receive the Light

Are Guns the Answer?

    There is enough violence in the world.  And soon, it seems we will all need to carry a gun for self-defence.  Dr. David J Dunn whose writings…

Nov 19, 2015
Featured Orthodox Christian Churches

Orientation

So many churches (especially in the OCA) in the Northeast are celebrating, right now, their half- or centennial anniversaries. What marvelous celebrations….

Dec 01, 2014
Come Receive the Light

Be Thankful All Year Long

Offering helpful tools to encourage thankfulness, Presvytera Pat Tsagalakis speaks to Fr. Chris about ways to be thankful all year long and not just on…

Nov 21, 2014
The Sounding

My Global Orthodox Family

Hello, this is Chris from THE MOVING ICON. These are just some of the gifts sent to me by my fellow brothers and sisters in Christ from around the world….

Nov 17, 2014