Prayer that turns the world upside down

Not in church There's been a fair amount of ridicule and criticism offered to the Prime Minister recently over his suggestion that we pray for Australian farmers. Most is predictable and, frankly, understandable, since, as I've written previously, Christians shouldn't necessarily expect people with vastly different assumptions about the world to comprehend their beliefs and [...]

CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Saint Lawrence Justinian 5 September 2017

Bishop and first Patriarch of Venice. He died in 1456

In Times of Trouble 28 january 2017

Maybe the highest form of spirituality is simply to bear patiently with our brokenness. In the midst of a world of emotional and psychological violence, perhaps we can at least refrain from violence of any kind toward ourselves. -from Loaded: Money and the Spirituality of Enough Source: In Times of Trouble

A Masai Creed | Patrick Franklin

A Masai Creed Posted on December 27, 2016 I came across this Masai creed today and thought I’d share it. A beautiful example of the universality of the gospel expressed through the particularity of Masai tradition and culture. Here it is: We believe in the one High God, who out of love created the beautiful [...]

Saint Lucy-13 December 2016

A simple story Saint Lucy a brave young virgin martyred for standing strong in her faith. Saint Lucy was born into a rich noble Roman family. At a very young age she lost her father who was a Christian. Lucy was left behind with a huge dowry. Lucy’s mother wanted Lucy to marry a rich [...]

Bittersweet – Be Lifted

  I’ve I’ve prayed about it I’ve allowed God to handle it I’ve made room to forgive It’s over It’s finally over Now I can Start to experience closure Trying to describe how I’m feeling right now..... Source: Bittersweet – Be Lifted

My name is Abel-Tasos Gkiouzelis  and I will tell you about my conversion from the Protestantism to Christian Orthodox Church

Hi dear friends! My name is Abel-Tasos Gkiouzelis (Abel-Anastasios Gkiouzelis) and I will tell you about my conversion from the Protestantism to Christian Orthodox Church. I’m really sorry but my english isn’t good. I hope you understand me! Ok! I was born in Athens, Greece, in 1981 in the Protestantism, in the small Protestant sect of “Workers”, [...]

God’s grace

The wonderful thing is saying yes and accepting God’s grace. We could say no and walk away. But when we say yes and go forward, great and wonderful things will happen. It takes courage in the midst of fear, but you do it with the grace of God. –Father Mychal Judge -from Faith Under Fire