On this occasion of the Great Lent Fast 2015, i would like to share with you the prayer of St Ephraim the Syrian for Lent. O Lord and Master of my life, take from me the spirit of sloth, faint-heartedness, lust of power, and idle talk. (+) But give rather the spirit of chastity, humility,… Continue reading The Prayer of St Ephraim the Syrian
The following passage comes from the book “Jesus: A Dialogue With the Saviour” written by a monk of the Eastern Church: “Blood flows from your forehead, from your hands, and from your scourged body (O Lord). It flows slowly in long streams. It is going to flow from your open side as though your heart…
Hey everyone, today’s post comes from Ryan Rivera, who has become the sites newest contributor, Enjoy the Read! God wants us to be happy, and to find happiness in all of our endeavors. And yet it’s not uncommon to find anxiety standing in the way. Anxiety is an issue that can hold us back from… Continue reading How to Use God’s Love to Treat Anxiety!
Sixth century Alexandrian Theologian, Scientist & Philosopher By: Fr Anthony St Shenouda When we speak of the church fathers we immediately think of St Athanasius, St Cyril, St John Chrysostom, Clement of Alexandria, and the many other well known patriarchs & deans of the School of Alexandria. Only recently have I come across a… Continue reading John Philoponus (490-580):
The commentary of the Coptic Funeral Rite of the Patriarch spoken as if it was from the mouth of HH Pope Shenouda III. Once again as much confusion has arisen this is NOT HH personal will rather it is the Commentary to be read at the funeral of every Patriarch! The words I am going… Continue reading The Patriarchal Commentary!