Tools Help Us See God Clearly

Tools Help Us See God Clearly

Seeing God clearly Seeing God clearly Have you ever gotten your eyes checked, maybe at home or at school? The doctor or nurse might give you a test to see if you can see  something. If you don’t do well on the eye tests, what happens? You might get some...

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We Have the BEST Teacher of All

We Have the BEST Teacher of All

Christ the Teacher How many teachers do you have? Do you have a teacher for math, another one for reading, another one for science or gym? Do you have a Sunday School teacher or a piano teacher? We look to our teachers to help us learn, so we can grow...

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The Healing, near Gadara, of the Man Possessed

The Healing, near Gadara, of the Man Possessed

Saint Gregory Palamas   Today’s Gospel tells us that, when Jesus reached land, He met a man from the city who had long had demons within him. The man had no clothes on and didn’t live in a house, but among the tombs. It says that ‘He reached the land’...

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The Paralytic: Hoping, Healing, and Heralding

The Paralytic: Hoping, Healing, and Heralding

On the third Sunday after Holy Pascha, we hear the story of Jesus healing the Paralytic at Bethsaida (John 5:1-15). This passage is taken from what Biblical scholars have designated as “The Book of Signs,” i.e. John 1:19 through John 12. It precedes “The Book of Glory,” which deals with...

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On the Process of Healing

On the Process of Healing

Sponsored By: Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute (OCCI)   Listen Now us as Fr. Chris speaks with Kristine Kallimani, LMHC, of Oryna Counseling, Inc, about the effects of trauma, and how to work through it and heal it. Photo credit: KVC Health Systems ABOUT THE ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN NETWORK Orthodox Christian Network (OCN) is a...

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Understanding and Living Our Orthodox Faith: Embracing Woundedness

Understanding and Living Our Orthodox Faith: Embracing Woundedness

“The more we become clear about our places of wounding, the more freedom we gain because we are no longer controlled by unconscious impulses.” (St. Zosimas) We all bear wounds. Some of our wounds are physical and apparent for the world to see. But most of our deepest wounds are...

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The Gift of Being Ordinary – Part 1

The Gift of Being Ordinary – Part 1

In our quest to get to the heart of Christian life we need to become ordinary. Really? What does it mean to be ordinary? What is the sin of pride? In a conversation with Fr. Anthony Tandilyan, Dr. Kyriaki gives us profound insights in what it means to be ordinary...

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Holistic Faith

Holistic Faith

The term holistic means working with nature rather than against it. And faith is belief that calls one to act. When we cooperate with God, His mercy becomes more apparent to us. God’s mercy enables one to fathom the natural meaning of life: belonging to Jesus Christ. One’s will to...

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We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

We See the Role of the Church in The Healing of the Paralytic

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. The show focuses on themes designed to feature the effect of faith and our participation in the life of the Church.  It is a ministry for...

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Different Kinds of Healing

Different Kinds of Healing

Now a certain man was ill, Lazarus of Bethany, the village of Mary and her sister Martha. It was Mary who anointed the Lord with ointment and wiped his feet with her hair, whose brother Lazarus was ill. So the sisters sent to him, saying, “Lord, he whom you love...

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