A Living Consciousness

A Living Consciousness

Mina Boulekou, Author-Poetress- Columnist   I followed your pace  beyond my living consciousness through the rough path of Life crossing my destiny again. I travelled thousand miles  across the center of the earth one more time willing to comfort the thirsty souls. A healing feat  to the lament of my...

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A Deep Scar

A Deep Scar

Mina Boulekou, Author-Poetress- Columnist   A deep scar kept me alive. I cross the earth like a brave soldier with solid steps and doleful eyes. Oh! Lord Hear the cry of your children. Hear the voices screaming in the war ruins. A veil of terror spread all over humanity. Oh!...

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The Search

The Search

Mina Boulekou, Author-Poetress- Columnist Whether You go,  I will follow You with all my heart,  with all my consciousness. from East to West  like a fiery arrow in the ethereal sky veils. And yet I will stand in the earth spheres like a feather  in the blowing wind opening the...

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Theotokos

Theotokos

I wasn’t raised to kiss or venerate icons. My spiritual leaders told me it was an archaic form of idolatry. So I sought the attributes of divinity in nature, human faces and modern melodies. I smelled fragrance of God on all of them. But then I sought refuge with a...

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Introducing St. Ephrem the Syrian (I)

Introducing St. Ephrem the Syrian (I)

St. Ephrem the Syrian, who is remembered on Jan 28th on the Orthodox calendar, is one of the greatest of Christian poet-theologians, as well the most important author of early Christian literature in the Syriac language. For over a millennium, Ephrem’s works have been known to most of the Orthodox...

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