Know Thyself

It seems like everyone has a smartphone these days. Whether you have an iphone or android or windows phone, you know that this amazing technology has many wonderful benefits for communication, organization, entertainment. You might be even reading this article on your phone. But what makes your device truly powerful is how, when connected to […]

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Under Authority

Some time ago, The Associated Press published an interview with a Dr. Leonard Sax titled “Why kids today are out of shape, disrespectful and in charge.”   Dr. Sax isa prominent family physician and psychologist who conducts workshops around the world for parents, teachers, social workers, counselors, and school psychologist. He is also a parent and […]

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Great Lent

The Sheep and the Goats

If you look closely at an icon of our Lord Jesus Christ, whether the one you have at home or one at your church, you will notice a distinct feature which many of them share.  It has to do with two things. The eyes of Christ, that is, where he is looking, and his hands, […]

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Suffering and Obedience

What does it mean to have faith or to not have faith? Is Faith something we feel like an emotion? Is faith something we know with our minds? Is faith something we are taught? Or is faith something we see expressed? Is it all of these things? We use the word faith all the time. […]

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Freedom in Christ

Every Fourth of July, America celebrates the Declaration of Independence. We celebrate the day we declared ourselves a new nation and we remember the long and bloody revolutionary war that followed during which many lives were lost so that we could gain our freedom. We might think of this concept of Freedom as pertaining only […]

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