How you begin and conduct your fast will largely determine your success.You have to plan to make your time with the Lord more meaningful and spiritually rewarding. Set Your Objective Why are you fasting?Is it just as a tradition of the church or Is it for spiritual renewal, for guidance, for healing, for the resolution… Continue reading Benefiting From The Nativity Fast!
What if you could go to heaven and you would have all of your friends, all your family, boundless resources and unlimited time to do all your recreation activities, but God wasn’t there. Would you still want to go? Heaven has been given as an incentive for those who follow after Christ, but the King… Continue reading Exceedingly, Abundantly, Above All!
Being a teenager can be rough, but altogether too soon we grow up and forget all about the trials and tribulations of this period. Life becomes more serious and we take on more responsibilities, and soon before long the only thing we remember about being a teenager is the fact that we were so seemingly… Continue reading Being A Teenager In 2010!
We must learn to not react. This is just a corollary of “turn the other cheek.” When somebody says something hurtful, or somebody does something hurtful, what is it that’s being hurt? It’s our ego. Nobody can truly hurt us. They might cause some physical pain, or emotional pain. They might even kill our body.… Continue reading Do Not React!
It is a teaching of the holy Fathers that with the creation of the angels we have the emergence of the first Church. And it can be seen in the writings of the Fathers of the Church that the angels too are members of the Church. Moreover, God the Father is the creator of “all… Continue reading The Church Of Angels!
1. In 2 Corinthians 9:8, we’re told, “And God is able to make all grace abound to you, so that in all things at all times, having all that you need, you will abound in every good work.” Reading this carefully, we learn that God is able to make all things right. No matter how… Continue reading 5 Ways To Trust In God!
When we speak of spirituality whether it be of adolescents or any other age group of our Church, there are a few things that we must keep in mind. Orthodoxy is a way of living. Many of the Church teachings and the teachings of Christ Himself of necessity conflict with our world and society. Our… Continue reading The Confusing Years Of Adolescence!