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grief is the reason
relief looks so much like
belief

I’ve been contemplating Saint Thomas today on the Orthodox day of remembering the doubting apostle. He missed the resurrection and he was heart broken.   104 more words

Poetry

The Making of a very special Feast Day, Pascha!

Welcome to Pascha! The feast of feasts!

This is the day of resurrection. Let us be illumined, O people. Pascha, the Pascha of the Lord. For from death to life and from earth to heaven has Christ our God led us, as we sing the song of victory.

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Festal Foods

It's Happening: The Big Move


Okay, I know it looks like pretty much like the same website (for now), but I’m currently working on refining the content and OhSheCooks.com is becoming… 117 more words

Vegan

Through the Cross, Joy

Let us commend ourselves…
The first few days after the miscarriage were foggy and confusing. We were devastated. Afraid. Empty. We weren’t so much angry with God as numb. 955 more words

St Vladimir's Seminary

Maternity Homes

Most people do not even know they exist anymore. If they do, they do not mind very much about them and never think of searching for them and making donations to them. 1,156 more words

Why is Almsgiving Difficult to Do?

From my previous post, it transpired that almsgiving is complex and sometimes outright difficult. But why would it be so?

The most obvious answer is because the enemy does not like it. 963 more words

Where, What, When, How?

Surely, almsgiving is easy – you just donate to your church or to whatever causes seem to be asking for money or time whenever they come our way with whatever resources we have, right? 421 more words