Monthly Archives: January 2015

Lent is upon us

THE TRIODION Great Lent is the 40-day season of spiritual preparation that comes before the most important Feast of the Christian year, Holy Pascha (which means “Passover” and is commonly called “Easter”,). It is the central part of a larger … Continue reading

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8 things I wish I’d known about the Orthodox Church

Originally posted on Nearly Orthodox1:
I make lists. Some days just the act of sitting down and writing out the list feels like an accomplishment. I used to try to keep track of these things on my phone, in fact…

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The Dialectics of Humility

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“She was alone conversing with the Alone”

Born of the Virgin Mother of God, the Creator and Lord of all shared our human nature, for he had a real body and soul even though he had no part in our misdeeds. He committed no sin, says Scripture, … Continue reading

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