Dimitris Karavasilis was born and grew up in Imvros, Turkey. He attended the Turkish primary school, while at the same time secretly learning the basic Greek language. Forced to emigrate, he settled in Greece. He went on to study both Theology and Greek Literature at the University of Athens, where he also attended post-graduate classes in the field of Comparative Paedagogics. He has been a radio producer at the local ecclesiastical radio station of the Metropolis of Pereus for 23 years. He still teaches religion and ethics at the High School level.
True Life- Greek is a weekly program that strives to enlighten our daily lives with the light of Scripture and wisdom of the Church fathers. This week:
The desert that becomes Paradise
One of the important lessons we should learn from Mary of Egypt is that being away from God our so called paradise is literally a desert; while being with Him the desert of repentance becomes Paradise.
Πέρα από τον Ιορδάνη
Το παράδειγμα της οσίας Μαρίας της Αιγυπτίας προβάλλει επίκαιρο στις μέρες μας. Είναι μεγάλη ανάγκη για μετάνοια και επανασύνδεση με τον Θεό. Η ζωή μακριά από το Θεό παραμένει μια έρημος, ενώ κοντά του η έρημος γίνεται Παράδεισος
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