This Holy Family Can be a Model for All

This Holy Family Can be a Model for All

Did you know that our Lord God knows you more than anybody else does? He knows you even more than your mother or father or your siblings or friends know you! And do you know something else? He knows you because He loves you, and He wants you to be...

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Who healed you?

Who healed you?

Do you ever make lists so you can remember to do something? Maybe you see your parents write lists—for groceries, for appointments, for bills, and so on. They do that so they will remember to do something important, right? Well, today when we hear the Gospel, we can really try...

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Very important jobs

Very important jobs

Do you have a special job you do around the house? Maybe cleaning up the table after dinner, or picking up toys, or vacuuming the carpet? Maybe you do a job that is just for you, and other family members have other jobs just for them. In today’s epistle reading,...

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Don’t touch?

Don’t touch?

Have you ever really wanted to touch something, but you couldn’t? Maybe you were at an art museum, and you really wanted to touch a painting or a sculpture so you could know what it felt like. (Maybe you even discovered the alarms that are all around the art work!)...

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Easter Sunday, The Feasts of all Feasts

Easter Sunday, The Feasts of all Feasts

A weekly ministry of the Orthodox Christian Network Have you ever stopped to think why we go to church on Sunday? What’s so special about that day? Well, we find out today, on Pascha, the greatest day of the year. Today, you know, we celebrate the greatest feast of the...

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They didn’t understand!

They didn’t understand!

Have you ever not understood something at first, but then you did later? Maybe you heard somebody say something, but it didn’t mean anything to you…but then later, you really got it. Today, on this wonderful feast of Palm Sunday, the Gospel reading tells us how our Lord entered Jerusalem....

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We trust Christ’s words!

We trust Christ’s words!

Can you think of somebody you really trust? When you trust somebody you’ve heard what he or she has said in the past. You believe him, because what he said was true! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about a time Jesus was with His disciples, walking to Jerusalem. As...

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Jesus goes before us

Jesus goes before us

Have you ever watched construction vehicles building a road? Have you watched as they break up the ground, and put down materials, and smooth it all out? The construction trucks make a path for us to use, to get us to where we want to go. Today’s epistle reading tells...

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The Cross gives us life!

The Cross gives us life!

Have you ever wondered why we wear crosses? Have you wondered why we make the sign of the cross when we pray? Do you know why, today, on the Sunday of the Holy Cross, we decorate a cross with flowers and see a procession around the whole church with it?...

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What’s in our hearts?

What’s in our hearts?

Have you ever thought something mean about somebody, even if you didn’t say it out loud? When we think something mean or unkind, it almost sounds like we have said something mean too. In today’s Gospel reading, we hear about what happens after Jesus helps a sick man. Some of...

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Choose God first!

Choose God first!

If you had a choice, would you choose to be a prince, or would you choose to be close to God? Would you choose to have lots of riches, or would you choose to do what God wanted from you? Did you know that Moses had that choice? Do you...

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God sees in secret

God sees in secret

Have you ever known somebody who did the right thing in front of a teacher or other grownup, but then did the wrong thing when the grown-up wasn’t looking? Maybe he should have gotten in trouble for something, but the teacher never even noticed! In today’s Gospel reading, we hear...

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