Monthly Archives: March 2014

The First Meeting: A Small and Spirit-Led Start

Originally posted on Desert Fathers Dispatch:
It should be remembered that Rome was not built in a day.  So, with a forecast for rain all day, there probably weren’t going to be many attendees to the first meeting of the…

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The Limits to Submission

Originally posted on Discerning Thoughts ©:
Limits to Submission (…compiled by Dr. David C. Ford—St. Tikhon’s Seminary) Just as St. Chrysostom recognizes that there are some situations in which a wife can no longer obey her husband, so too he sees…

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Are You Saved?

AM I SAVED? Therapeutic Tradition of the Church Most of us have been asked the question, “are you saved?”, at least once in our life. Having it’s origin in the protestant soteriology (doctrine of salvation), this question has clearly become … Continue reading

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Call No Man Father?

Originally posted on The Orthodox Life:
This article was published in the following newspapers: Norris City Banner – Wednesday, March 19, 2008 Ridgway News – Thursday, March 20, 2008 Gallatin County Democrat – Thursday, March 20, 2008  ~ Call No…

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A Word from the Fathers in an Image of Beauty

Originally posted on lessons from a monastery:
As the Sunday of the Cross marks the halfway point to our celebration of Pascha, I thought this quote from St. Chrysostom was wonderful. It is by His mercy that we will be…

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Confession: the Sacrament of Reconciliation

How often do you seek your Spiritual Father and confess? Confession: the Sacrament of Reconciliation Jim Forest   Mar 20th, 2014 Without confession, love is destroyed. It is impossible to imagine a vital marriage or deep friendship without confession and … Continue reading

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Love that is from Person to Person

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