Η οδός της αγάπης

Η οδός της αγάπης

“Η οδός της αγάπης είναι η οδός της ορθής θρησκευτικότητας. Η εμπειρία της αγάπης είναι η βίωση της αγιότητας. Ολα τα άλλα είναι παρεπόμενα. Στην αγάπη καταξιώνεται η διακονία της εκκλησίας. Υπάρχουμε στη ζωή γιατί λειτουργεί η αγάπη.”   _____________________________________________ Posted by the Orthodox Christian Network.  You can find the...

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Η εντολή της αγάπης

Η εντολή της αγάπης

“Η εντολή της αγάπης για τον πλησίον επομένως, όσο μεγάλη και δύσκολη κι αν μας φαίνεται, είναι μόλις ένα μικρό νόμισμα που ζητάει ο Θεός από μας για να μας φέρει πιο κοντά Του στην υπέροχη και πανένδοξη βασιλεία Του. Δε μας ζητάει να τηρήσουμε την εντολή αυτή για να...

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O Paradox of Paradoxes! A Reflection on the Feast of the Holy Cross

O Paradox of Paradoxes! A Reflection on the Feast of the Holy Cross

Perhaps I am preaching to the choir when I say that the older I become, the more I come to see that our world is full of paradoxes. Contradictions of all sorts abound in our lives — between individuals and their behavior, among ideologies and political systems, and so forth....

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How is Marriage Different?

How is Marriage Different?

Fr. Brendan Pelphrey speaks with Fr. Chris about marriage this week. How does it differ from a partnership or simply a love between two people? What is the Church’s view on marriages outside the Church, both historically and in the modern era? What is the primary purpose of marriage according...

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Jedi vs Sith: How to Agree to Disagree

Jedi vs Sith: How to Agree to Disagree

In this episode, we receive a quick lesson in how to find Christ in pop culture through a scene in the movie “Star Wars Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith.” In the battle of good versus evil, we see a link to the definition of love in the Christian mindset,...

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Η πίστη των φίλων μας

Η πίστη των φίλων μας

Ο Δημήτρης Καραβασίλης τονίζει την πίστη, το ενδιαφέρον των φίλων του παραλυτικού στην Καπερναούμ, οι οποίοι μετέφεραν τον φίλο τους στον Ιησού για να θεραπευτεί. Την θεραπεία αυτή την οφείλει ο παραλυτικός στην αγάπη των φίλων του. Το παράδειγμά τους οφείλουμε ως Εκκλησία να το ακολουθήσουμε κι εμείς. __________________________________________ Posted...

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Silence of Love: A Life Insurance Commercial Every Father (and Mother) Should See

Silence of Love: A Life Insurance Commercial Every Father (and Mother) Should See

Thai Life Insurance is a company with a history of producing powerful ads. For some time now, it has released long-form commercials that tell dramatic stories, emphasizing virtue, family life, civic responsibility, and solidarity with those less fortunate. The ads have touched people internationally, raising the company’s brand awareness considerably...

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Ecumenical Patriarch’s Speech: Christian Love Can Solve World’s Problems

Ecumenical Patriarch’s Speech: Christian Love Can Solve World’s Problems

Greeting message to 21st Anniversary Interparliamentary Assembly on Orthodoxy General Assembly From His All Holiness The Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew Delivered by His Eminence Metropolitan Emmanuel of France Moscow, 26 June 2014 Dear Friends, On behalf of the Ecumenical Patriarchate, we congratulate you on the occasion of the 21st anniversary of...

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Letters from Your Father

Letters from Your Father

When our son Adam was three years old, my husband Barry decided to start writing to him in a journal and then hand it to him when he turned 18. That time has come. In fact, Adam’s 18th came and went, as did Christmas, but the finished product is now...

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Advice on Loving Those Who Annoy You

Advice on Loving Those Who Annoy You

On Theologically Thinking, Fr. Jacob Myers gives advice on “Loving Those Who Annoy You.”

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