Purity has its own magic!

That was the message of the dream I had last night. A man, not my husband, was trying to seduce me. In my dream I was a widow. he was wanting what was not his to take and when he challenged me about it, the Lord gave me that reply... "Purity has its own magic.". … Continue reading Purity has its own magic!

Are you optimistic?

I think I am mostly an optimistic person. There have been times during the lockdown that stress has been allowed to take over my optimism. I think many of our emotions are choices. I am not a helpless victims of my emotions, and neither are you. Everything takes effort... even sin. I watched this video … Continue reading Are you optimistic?

Building your Orthodox library

How would you read about Orthodoxy if you were stuck for days, weeks, months, without the Internet? While I have learned SO much about the Orthodox church by accessing online; blogs, podcasts, videos, e-books, etc. I have also been building a hard copy, old-school, analog (ha ha, I know not entirely accurate but my term … Continue reading Building your Orthodox library

Abba Ammonas

Sayings by Abba Ammonas St Ammonas’ life is especially interesting and inspirational for us because of his victory over anger, a passion with which he struggled for many years. Abba Ammonas was a disciple of St. Anthony the Great and later became a bishop. He was also an outstanding expert on the Scriptures and left this … Continue reading Abba Ammonas