Indifference, Αδιαφορία

Indifference, Αδιαφορία

  Have you been forgotten? Do you feel alone?  Listen as Dimitris Karavasilis, host of True Life– a Greek production of the Orthodox Christian Network, offers a reflection to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week: Indifference and the Paralytic....

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Having a Never Give Up Attitude in Your Relationships

Having a Never Give Up Attitude in Your Relationships

Having a Never Give Up Attitude in Your Marriage and Relationships Fr. Nicholas Louh concludes his sermon series on relationships with “Having a Never Give Up Attitude”. Just like there are seasons in the year, there are seasons in your relationships. Many times we can settle in our relationships when God wants...

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Fighting Nicely

Fighting Nicely

We all find ourselves at times having disagreements. We can get so wrapped up in winning the fight that we can find ourselves losing our relationships. Fr. Nicholas Louh explores the Book of James. If you only think about you and your needs and wants then your relationships are in...

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God’s Plan for Your Family

God’s Plan for Your Family

  Do your plans for your family align with God’s plan for your family?  Have we allowed work, busy-ness and wealth as our priorities?  These are all goals of society, but not the ways of God.  God wants so much more of us and for us.  He wants peace, love,...

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Understanding Love on Valentine’s Day

Understanding Love on Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Although this was a day that originally celebrated a 4th century martyred priest, St. Valentine, who obviously loved Jesus Christ above all else, even life itself, it has transformed into a day celebrating the love we have for our spouses and the dearly beloved in our lives. It’s...

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Agape Love vs. Erotic Love

Agape Love vs. Erotic Love

  Saint Valentine In our Western world and culture, February 14th is  Valentine’s Day, a day given to honor romantic love known in Greek as eros.  It is called Valentine’s day, but not too long ago, it was still called St. Valentine’s day.  According to legend, and there are conflicting legends, St....

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Three Lessons on Love

Three Lessons on Love

Love is definitely in the air. It can really be overwhelming.  The jewelry commercials and the marketers suggestions on how love is best expressed are completely off target.  Love isn’t expressed through expensive bobbles and revealing undergarments.  That’s a whole other thing.  Love is a sacred gift from God. I recently...

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Helping Teens Understand Love

Helping Teens Understand Love

  Love.  This gift of God is expressed in joy, patience, service…  But our modern society has also distorted it, devalued it to a feeling for objects or to be expressed inappropriately towards people.  Listen as Fr. Stavros Akrotirianakis, of St. John Greek Orthodox Church in Tampa, FL, speaks with...

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Finding Mr./ Mrs. Orthodox

Finding Mr./ Mrs. Orthodox

We recently learned of an online dating site for Orthodox to meet called Orthodox and Single. Listen as Fr. Chris Metropulos and Adam Roberts, the founder of the online dating site, discuss marriage, modern times and how online dating can aide Orthodox Christians in finding The One.  This busness is...

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What Is Love?

What Is Love?

We asked our Bloggers to write about Love …    Over the last few weeks, and for as long as I’ve noticed heart-shaped chocolate boxes taking over grocery store shelves, I’ve been thinking about love. Last month, I was among a group of approximately 20 counselors-in-training sitting in a circle...

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