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…

General Spirituality · Youth Corner

Are you the “Forgiver” or “Grudge Bearer”?

By Bishoy Marcus It is hard to fathom why some people just get so upset over matters that really do not have any forbearance on their life or future. It amazes me how often people become so down trodden and depressed over very minor and usually insignificant grievances. This perhaps may be some sort of… Continue reading Are you the “Forgiver” or “Grudge Bearer”?

Coptic Church · General Spirituality

“The Great Mystery Of The Nativity”

By Saint John Chrysostom. I behold a new and wondrous mystery! My ears resound to the shepherd’s song, piping no soft melody, but loudly chanting a heavenly hymn! The cherubim resound their joyful praise! The seraphim exalt His glory! All join to praise this holy feast, beholding the Godhead here on earth and man in… Continue reading “The Great Mystery Of The Nativity”

Comparative Theology

A Dialogue On Protestant Thought!

By Deacon Stavros Markou The following Orthodox Christian patristic quote recently featured as a status on my Facebook wall: ‎“Set your mind on following the path of saints. Prefer a simple style of life. Wear unremarkable clothes. Eat simple food. Behave in an unaffected manner. Don’t strut around as if you were important. Speak from… Continue reading A Dialogue On Protestant Thought!