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I'm Not Crazy

I was a child with a wild imagination. I wanted to live in the fantasy worlds I read about and watched on TV. A world with magic, muggles and flying brooms? 249 more words


The Prodigal Son - St. Romanos the Melodist

St. Romanos the Melodist wrote a beautiful chanted sermon (or Kontakion) on the Parable of the Prodigal Son. I am posting here a section of the… 331 more words


Hesed and Hot Tea on a Sunday Morning...

Yesterday morning began with a full blown anxiety attack…

It began – as they all do – with a whiff of fear that before it can be understood or evaluated for truth or reality exploded into dread. 594 more words

Inside Job 

Everyone has their own idea of what beauty looks like. I’ve been trying to stretch beyond what society thinks is acceptable and beautiful. Hollywood makes it all about what size you are, how many bundles are in your hair, what brand you’re wearing, and a plethora of other exterior “things” that society thinks make someone beautiful. 463 more words

“Thinking about something shouldn’t be confused with praying about something!”


Home: 'You has made many mistakes.'

During the Easter holidays I took my daughters to see Home.

We laughed a lot as the alien Oh discovered all that life on earth could offer – you might say ‘life in all its fullness’ – the promise that Jesus offers us. 370 more words


Secularism as a Religion and Why the Church Needs Defenders

I was recently involved in a conversation about some controversial topics. It’s an environment that I tend to be quite comfortable in, despite other people’s possible discomfort. 1,128 more words