Woundedness: Our Source of Pain, Brokenness, and Strength – Adult Education Classes


Modern Trials to Our Ancient Faith: The Challenges to Living Orthodoxy in America

Woundedness: Our Source of Pain, Brokenness, and Strength                                                                             We all bear wounds. Some of our wounds are physical and apparent for the world to see. But most of our deepest wounds are spiritual, hidden from others, and even ourselves. They are usually the source of shame, pain, and pride. Much as open physical wounds need to be treated and covered to avoid infection, so do spiritual wounds. Often, however, they remain untreated and can fester. This week we will explore woundedness in-depth and how it can help or hinder our spiritual journey.

Start Time: 11:30 (class typically runs until 12:30 but people are free to join and leave whenever they wish)
Where: Church Library
Format: In-person roundtable/discussion format where all our encouraged to contribute; Live stream video nationally/internationally with interactive comments

Suggested Readings

  • John 20:26-29
  • Luke 24:36-43
  • Deuteronomy 32:39
  • Psalm 146:3 (Psalm 147:3)

Note: Adult Education is video live-streamed through the Orthodox Christian Network’s (OCN) Facebook page –  https://www.facebook.com/MyOCN/.  The class reaches thousands in the United States, Canada, and dozens of other countries worldwide. This is an exciting opportunity through OCN to share the Orthodox Christian faith. Video of the classes are archived and can be viewed anytime using this link – http://myocn.net/orthodox-christian-video-programs/adult-study-classes/. All archived classes will be here and available even if you don’t have Facebook.

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Michael Haldas is the author of Sacramental Living: Understanding Christianity…