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Orthodox Christian Faith and Our Culture

I think there is a fear (and a legitimate one) that the Orthodox faith will be coopted by people for political purposes. The Orthodox faith tends to restrain and anchor liberals among us and kick conservatives in the pants. 133 more words



Rick, Gus, and Alex talk about one of the greatest movies of all time, Taxi Driver. We get into Loneliness, Degeneracy, Judgement, and how not to lose track of yourself in the never-ending onslaught of the modern world. 210 more words


Father Seraphim Rose

Father Seraphim Rose was an Orthodox Hieromonk of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. He was born in San Diego, California and died in 1982 at the age of 48. 25 more words


Book Review: Fasting as a Family by Melissa Naasko.

Melissa Naasko is a friend of mine, so reading this book was a little like sitting and listening to her talk about food. She moved away a few years ago, so it was nice to read this and “hear” her voice for a bit. 175 more words


The Small Fridge

It’s summer. It’s hot. I am crabby because I am squished in the backseat between my daughter’s car seat and a small fridge. Yes, you read that right. 671 more words


When Your Neighbor is…Your Neighbor


But he, wanting to justify himself, said to Jesus, “And who is my neighbor?” […] So which of the three do you think was neighbor to him who fell among the thieves?” And he said, “He who showed mercy on him.” Then Jesus said to him, “Go and do likewise.” (Luke 10: 29; 36-37) 573 more words


The Hot Red Button

How many times did you open any charity/philanthropic website or many other types of websites, for that matter, and the Hot Red Button stared back at you, tempting, cajoling, pleading, screaming at you (depending on the day, mood and website)? 744 more words