Tag Archives: Christ

Priorities

There are few things in life more difficult to bear than a prolonged illness or permanent condition. In the Gospel a few weeks ago, Luke 13:10-17, meet a woman who probably expected a lifetime of physical pain and struggle. She … Continue reading

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“For God So Loved…”

John 3:16, 17 says: “For God so loved the world that He gave His only begotten Son, that whoever believes in Him should not perish but have everlasting life. For God did not send His Son into the world to … Continue reading

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Secularism as Idolatry

The word ‘secular’ is derived from the Latin word saeculum which meant a long period of time, and in particular the age or period of world history to which the present belongs. One age or saeculum when it comes to … Continue reading

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S’MORES

Per Wikipedia, A s’more (sometimes spelled smore) is a traditional nighttime campfire treat popular in the United States and Canada, consisting of a roasted marshmallow and a layer of chocolate sandwiched between two pieces of graham cracker. National S’mores Day … Continue reading

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Married or Monastic

Monasticism (from Greek: μοναχός, a solitary person) is the ancient Christian practice of withdrawal from the world in order to dedicate oneself fully and intensely to the life of the Gospel, seeking union with Jesus Christ. The focus of monasticism … Continue reading

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Uniqueness

Snowflakes form in a wide variety of intricate shapes, leading to the popular expression that “no two are alike”.  Although possible, it is very unlikely for any two randomly selected snowflakes to appear exactly alike due to the many changes … Continue reading

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CONCEPTION

From the perspective of Orthodox Christianity, human life begins at conception (meaning fertilization with creation of the single-cell zygote). This conviction is grounded in the Biblical witness (e.g., Ps 139:13-16; Isaiah 49:1ff; Luke 1:41,44), as well as in the scientifically … Continue reading

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