Posts about love

Pemptousia Partnership

Those who truly love God

Saint Symeon the New Theologian       Who are those who truly love God, where does their love for Him come from and how is it shown? What…

Jan 16, 2017
Pemptousia Partnership

Motherhood as imitation of the selfless love of Christ

Protopresbyter Vasileios Kalliakmanis The truth of the Church regarding the equivalent position of women and men has been maintained even in times which…

Dec 05, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

Our Relationship with God: 5. The Love of Christ

Very Rev. Archimandrite Zacharias (Zacharou) The Son glorifies the Father and the Father glorifies the Son and rightly ‘straightway,’ in a natural…

Dec 01, 2016
Pemptousia Partnership

The Elder of love, forgiveness and discernment

Alexandros Christodoulou Elder Iakovos Tsalikis (5/11/1920-21/11/1991) Our age and today’s culture has, unfortunately moved away from the vision and…

Nov 22, 2016
Led by the Spirit

Peace Treaty

Peace Treaty In a time of turmoil and anxiety, how can we be expected to have peace of mind?  If the Peace of Christ is not like the peace of this world,…

Sep 08, 2016
Led by the Spirit

Not Contractually Obligated: The Orthodox Marriage Ceremony

Not Contractually Obligated:  The Orthodox Marriage Ceremony Marriage may be the most common institution in society, but it is also not well understood. …

Sep 02, 2016
The Sounding Blog

A Love for the Ages

My inevitable physical end of life is not something upon which I dwell. I’d rather think of myself as being somewhere in my thirties despite the evidence…

Jun 19, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Who is My Neighbor?

St. Silouan the Athonite (1866 – 1938) writes, “Both Christ’s commandments – of love towards God and love towards our neighbour – make up a single…

Jun 01, 2016
The Sounding Blog

Living in His Likeness

There are moments in my spiritual walk when I am blessed to behold the beauty of God in a person or persons. For me the moments are few and far between,…

Mar 21, 2016
Orthodox Youth and Young Adult Programs

OCF Is Active in the Southeast.

Remembering the North Carolina District Retreat By Gabriella Christy On the weekend of February 13, as president at North Carolina State University, I…

Mar 08, 2016