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A long overdue addition

There’s an amazing “conversation” that has developed over the past weeks regarding “morality” and the “the Christian life.” Here’s a nice rejoinder and summation commended to all.


Luke 14:16-24

Luke 14:16-24

Our God is trustworthy… He really means what he says.

We have been invited to a glorious feast. If someone we love and respected invited us to a big party how would we react? 908 more words


Words to Those Who Would Be Wise

In the Eastern Orthodox tradition, Psalm 50 (51) is prayed in every celebration of the Divine Liturgy. It is an apt supplication to God and is also included in Great Vespers and other liturgical celebrations and private prayers of the faithful believers. 361 more words


Two Lungs, But the Same Heart

I have been paying special attention to the news¬†this week concerning Pope Francis’ apostolic journey to Turkey, especially as concerns his meetings with Patriarch Bartholomew, the head of the Eastern Orthodox churches. 533 more words


Francis Asks Bartholomew for Blessing

ISTANBUL, TURKEY : Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew I of Constantinople (R) blesses Pope Francis during an Ecumenical Prayer in the Patriarchal Church of Saint George in Istanbul November 29, 2014. 163 more words


Equal Glory--Simeon the New Theologian

I know that he who is far outside

the whole creation

Takes me within himself and

hides me in his arms,

And then I find myself outside the… 75 more words

The Gospel