Prussia or Jesusalem (OK… Cappadocia)?

  When you love someone you love them not only despite their fragility but also, because of it.  They wouldn’t be who they were if they weren’t fragile and limited in their particular way. When you have a sick kid it’s like, oh my God how can the...

A reading list from David Bentley Hart

Distilled from the blog, “A Theologian’s Library”.  The message is addressed to contributor Ben Davis.  Get it here: https://theologianslibrary.com/2015/11/21/an-email-from-david-bentley-hart/ You could buy these books from Amazon, in written or...

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I have been going through a transition of sorts.  Actually a return.  I can’t explain it, but I am recalling the summer of 1993 (25 years ago…  Ugh!) and the beginning of my journey to Orthodoxy.  The recollections are so clear.  Clearer than they have...

Lent Day 25 – Fr. Sophrony

We must have the determination to overcome temptations comparable to the sorrows of the first Christians. All the witnesses of Christ’s Resurrection were martyred. We should be ready to endure any hardship.