Happiness can only be achieved by looking inward and learning to enjoy whatever life has, and this requires transforming greed into gratitude. ~ Saint John Chrysostom
Prayer is a refuge for those who are shaken, an anchor for those tossed by waves, a walking stick for the infirm, a treasure house for the poor, a stronghold for the rich, a destroyer of sicknesses, a preserver of [...]
Christianity is not a blueprint for fixing the world or correcting the outcome of history. It does not consist of the project of building the kingdom of God in this world. Were such a thing the case, Christ would have [...]
At Christmas, we see Jesus come to us as a humble child. And twelve days later we see the humble child revealed as the King of Gory. God unveiled the mystery of the Trinity at the baptism of Jesus, [...]
"People might argue with the form that honor has taken over the centuries (icons, candles, hymns, prayers, etc.), but at no time has there ever been any intention of offering worship. Indeed, that would be condemned as the worst of [...]
In the running waters of the Jordan River, on this day the Lord of all crieth to John: Do not be afraid to baptize me, for I have come to save the first Adam.