Tags » Agape

the fasting, the feast, the fire

There is so much to Pascha in the Orthodox tradition. It’s a rich bounty of Liturgies, opportunities to connect, to pray, to wait, to watch, to breathe deep. 455 more words


"He has so many friends"

There are advantages and disadvantages to being a member of a church/congregation. One of the advantages became apparent when a 43 year old Jehovah’s Witness suddenly left his home in Hæssleholm and disappeared on Thursday morning. 240 more words

Life Style

Were You There; Part 1. (Part 2 to come on Easter).

Were you there when they crucified my Lord?

Were you there as they bounded Him and brought Him to be judged for a crime He did not commit? 439 more words


5 Loves

I love the way you make me feel

Eros, heart’s sentiment

Flirtation, affection, emotion, elation

Eros, amour, romance


I love you as you need me,  69 more words


Maundy Thursday Reflection (Lent 38)

The rituals of Maundy Thursday are, to me, the most beautiful in our Christian tradition. This is the night when Jesus had the Last Supper with his disciples, and washed their feet and commands them to love one another as he has loved them. 310 more words


The Face of Fear (Part Four)

This is my last essay on SPIR. It is time to move on. Thank you all for the many sharings.

Spirrealism Works by L Thiel… 1,586 more words



So often nowadays, we have come to believe that loving someone is easy. Even Ben Rector sings about how “Loving you is easy,” but should it be? 887 more words