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“For my thoughts are not your thoughts...

…neither are your ways My ways,” says the Lord.” (Isaiah 55:8)

“When you reap the harvest of your land, you shall not wholly reap the corners of your field when you reap, nor shall you gather any gleanings from your harvest. 19 more words

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Lord, comfort me.

I enjoyed listening to “Comfort to a Child – Speaking Peace to Shame” from _Glory to God_ on Ancient Faith Radio: http://www.ancientfaith.com/podcasts/freeman/comfort_to_a_child_speaking_peace_to_shame

“But I have calmed and quieted my soul, …

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FROM THE HOLY MOUNTAIN -A journey in the shadow of Byzantium-Author William Dalrymple

As I have mentioned in my previous blogs that I am a great history buff and anything related to history , I cannot keep away from it .In  the past ,I have restricted myself to Indian history as  relating to it was easy but the book I am going to share with you today is a travel book with its unique historical back drop . 919 more words

The Transformative Power of the Cross

As we commemorate Christ’s passion and celebrate his resurrection, we are reminded of the transformative power of His sacrifice on the cross.
— Read on myocn.net/transformative-power-cross/

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Proverbs 21 (LXX)

Vs. 12: He closes his ears that he might not listen to the weak, He will also call upon someone and there will be no one listening. 31 more words

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In Honour of the Theotokos on the Feast of the Annunciation | lessons from a monastery

Below is yet another excerpt from The Sweetness of Grace: Stories of Christian Trial and Victory published by Ancient Faith Publishing. It is from Chapter 1, “Blessed are the Poor of Spirit”, pp. 34 more words

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Where is God?

“We often ask, ‘Where is God?’ But the real question is the one God asks* the Adam in each one of us: ‘Where are you?’” -Metropolitan Kallistos Ware

*Genesis 3:6

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