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On Reverence

Another tidbit of knowledge from Fr. Thomas Moore. . . A few of our new inquirers have asked about the practice of kissing the priest’s hand. For people outside of the Orthodox Tradition (and even for some of the Faithful), … Continue reading

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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 Neighbors

 Fr. Thomas Moore, sharing the thoughts of St. Dorotheus: Do not ask for love from your neighbor,  for if you ask and he does not respond, you will be troubled. Instead show your love for your neighbor and you will … 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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A Nicer Way. . .

. . .to say it’s important to know when to shut up. “Speak when your words are more desirable than silence; but love silence when it is better than words.” (St. Gregory Nazianen)   Courtesy of: Your servant in Christ, Fr … 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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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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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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