St. Ephraim the Syrian: On the Night of the Nativity

St. Ephraim the Syrian: On the Night of the Nativity

As we celebrate the Nativity of Our Lord, I’d like to share this beautiful poem by St. Ephraim the Syrian. ON THE NIGHT OF THE NATIVITY by St. Ephraim the Syrian “Pure is the present night, in which the Pure One appeared, Who came to purify us! Let our hearing...

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Rescue Dogs, Lost Sheep, and Drowned Women

Rescue Dogs, Lost Sheep, and Drowned Women

The icon of Christ in my prayer corner is The Good Shepherd; I chose it because The Good Shepherd most aptly describes my journey to Orthodoxy. I’d heard the Parable of the Lost Sheep ever since I was a child in Protestant Sunday School, but as an Evangelical child, I’d...

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