Do you know people like this? I do, yet even when I point it out to them in scripture they still refuse to believe. The other side of that coin is often these same people talk themselves out of doing what they read in the bible by refusing to believe what they read pertains to … Continue reading Your 10 Lenten dares!
New-to-me-iconography in church. Most Holy Theotokos Joy of All Who Sorrow. The left is an icon of the Prayer of the Optina Elders. The right is a book by Frederica Mathewes-Green I attended Divine liturgy for the first time in months and did real-time confession for the first time in a year. As I was … Continue reading Real-time confession
Originally posted by Little City Hermit on his blog. He is presently in Greece serving as an envoy to two monasteries. Lord have mercy on them all and give them many years!
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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