Tag Archives: Fr. Thomas Moore

It’s A Good Day When You Can Perplex Devils

An old man once said, “When a man said to his companion, ‘Forgive me,’ and at the same time humbles himself, the devils are perplexed.” The Paradise of the Holy Fathers   Think about how you feel when someone is genuinely … Continue reading

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Orthodox Quote Of The Day

Orthodox Quote of The Day, 18 JULY 2017.  In disobedience is hidden pride.   In humility is hidden love. In pride there is no love. All your unhappiness comes from your pride. . . .  Archbishop Seraphim (Sobolev) of Bogucharsky … Continue reading

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On Judgement & Forgiveness

Think on this as you go through your day, for it applies to each and every one of us.. *** “Brothers, if someone is caught in a sin, you who are spiritual should restore him gently; but watch yourself, or … Continue reading

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Lesson To Self #1

The genesis of a new series? “The ordinary acts we practice everyday at home are more important to the soul than their simplicity might suggest”   By  Thomas Moore, the poet,  not to to be confused with my friend,  Fr. Thomas … Continue reading

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I read the following this morning, sent from Fr. Thomas Moore’s, Orthodox Quote of the Day.  It was a fitting start to my  day, week and  life. Struggle to the very end. The whole point of the struggle is not … Continue reading

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A Reminder

A  bit of “Daily Wisdom,” courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore. The good news is that you do not need to be an Orthodox Christians to benefit from  this advice.   “He who busies himself with the sins of others, or … Continue reading

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Coincidence Redux

Last evening, I spoke of my plans for today,  under  the title, Coincidence? While doing my morning reading, I came accross this reminder from Fr. Thomas Moore: “If we cease to read books, if we just watch movies, videos, the … Continue reading

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The married are…also to be admonished to consider not so much what each has to endure from the other, as what the other is made to endure. St. Gregory the Great     Good Point.  So Noted. Thanks to Father Thomas … Continue reading

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Let The People Say “Amen”.

Last week, I mentioned a performance I attended by what I will call a Bluegrass Praise Band. I enjoyed the music and fellowship, but also mentioned my disconnect. Tonight I came across the article, courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore, an … Continue reading

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Real Friendship

Courtesy of Fr. Thomas Moore, quoting: St. John Chrysostom The greatest test of a friendship is whether one person can reprove the other. All of us commit sins from time to time; and all of us try to blind ourselves … Continue reading

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Sunday At The Gym

For those with open hearts….. I will not speak for Elder Sergei of Vanves, as I have not yet read this book, but as I look at the words below, I sense them spoken in a loving, caring, tone, not … Continue reading

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Post #1,900 and three weeks away from our fouth Anniversary….maybe one day I’ll get the hang of this? Thank you, Fr. Thomas Moore for the inspiration. “I have often repented of having spoken, but never of having been silent” …Abba … Continue reading

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Entertaining Funerals?

A theological look at reality. Even funerals, the one religious context where one might have assumed that the reality of death would be unavoidable, have become the context for tat most ghastly and incoherent of acts: the celebration of a … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Joy

Beautiful video Beautiful music Beautiful combination…… Thank you, Father Thomas Moore

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A Reminder

The thief was on the cross and he was justified by a single word; and Judas who was counted in the number of the apostles lost all his labor in one single night and descended from heaven to hell. Therefore, … Continue reading

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