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I Knelt Down.

I went in and knelt down. I clasped my hands and rested my head there. I began to cry. I cried and cried in the quiet. 233 more words



I am so restless.

The quiet calms me

The Silence kills me

The Lord condemns me.

I scold myself for not treating myself better.

My body shames me… 32 more words


Gospel Reading of Matthew 1:1-25 - Jesus Christ's Lineage

Both the Gospels of Matthew and Luke confer legal paternity of Jesus Christ to Joseph as Jesus’ father.  Old Testament Laws confer all hereditary rights on adopted as well as biological sons to the male. 1,653 more words


The Date of Christmas, the 12 Days of Christmas and the Orthodox Christian traditions.

The 12 Days of Christmas begins on December 25 as day 1, then extends for 11 more days to end on January 5. Some traditions begin counting day 1 of the 12 days on December 26 which would end the period on January 6.   766 more words


An Inspirational Video

We’re in the Nativity fast, busy with Christmas parties and preparations and trying to get annoying songs about hippos and building snowmen out of our heads. 35 more words

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The Gospel of Luke 14:16-24 - The Sunday Commemorating the Lord’s Ancestors

This passage is read in the Orthodox Church on the 2nd Sunday before Christmas which is dedicated to the Ancestors of Christ. The message is a simple one. 336 more words