Acquiring an Orthodox Christian Mind

Acquiring an Orthodox Christian Mind

Let’s Talk continues this on 2/18 at 7pm EST. Register HERE.   This program is a series of discussions with Dr. Eugenia Constantinou on the subject of Orthodox phronema, meaning the Orthodox mind or mentality. Register and join #myOCN Community with Dr. Eugenia Constantinou & Fr. Christopher Metropulos. Register HERE to...

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It’s concealed inside us

It’s concealed inside us

Saint John of Kronstadt   When we have a good thought, it means that within us there’s a good and supreme initial cause, which is leading our soul towards sanctity. It clearly appears from this that every good thing is somehow hidden away within us and that it’s a waste...

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Discussion with thoughts

Discussion with thoughts

Saint Paisios the Athonite   ‘Elder, when a proud thought comes, I suffer’. Do you hold it inside yourself? ‘Yes’. Why do you keep it? Shut the door on it. If you hold on to it, you’ll do yourself harm. The thought comes like a thief. You open the door,...

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What should we know in the battle against thoughts?

What should we know in the battle against thoughts?

Saint Paisios the Athonite   ‘We should put a question mark against conjectures of suspicion’. ‘Elder what helps to get rid of suspicions? ‘Are things always the way you see them? Always put a question mark after each of your thoughts, because you usually look at things ‘from the left’...

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Set your Thoughts on Fire

Set your Thoughts on Fire

Saint Ignatius Brianchaninoff   I’m pouring out the words of my heart, which is leaping with unalloyed and inexpressible joy. Brethren, if you enter my words with pure thoughts, you’ll rejoice as if you were at a spiritual banquet. Faith in Christ is life. Those who are already nourished with...

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Some Thoughts on the Period of the Triodio

Some Thoughts on the Period of the Triodio

Archimandrite Theodosios Martzoukhos   …Here is Paradise and Hell’s here, too (Greek folk song) … as the shepherd separates the goats from the sheep (the Gospel) There are many people, both in older times and now, who reject the metaphysical version of the continuation of our lives in a state...

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Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part 2): Family Insights Podcast Series

Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part 2): Family Insights Podcast Series

Today join us as they continue to talk about how we all make mistakes and how struggles can be good.  Together these counselors will walk you through the important topics so that you can gain insight into your family. Need more resources?  Do not give up, strengthen your Toolbox with these: One...

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Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part I):  Family Insights Podcast Series

Is It Okay to Make Mistakes? (Part I): Family Insights Podcast Series

Welcome to the Podcast Series of Family Insights powered by Orthodox Christian Network and Family Life Ministry.  Together these ministries have collaborated to bring insight into family life.  Paula and Eleni will be back every other week in between your busy tune schedules. OCN is with you in your day to day faith walk engaging Orthodox Christians in...

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