Apatheia

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To the Bullies on the Playground

You do not know who I am But I know you all too well You are the loudest on the playground You can be heard from miles away. Your taunting and your bellowing State your wish for control. The only problem that I see Is that there are other bullies here. Yes other...

The Last Enemy to Be Destroyed is Death

March has been quite a month.  This Lent has been quite a Lent.  Looking at the calendar, it was on March 1, the Sunday of Orthodoxy no less, that Fr. Matthew Baker passed away in a van accident.  Some seventeen days later, Fr. Thomas Hopko succumbed to his battle...

Protopresbyter Thomas Hopko

I met Fr. Tom Hopko almost 25 years ago.  He was lecturing at my alma mater and my old professor invited me there to hear Fr. Tom speak and then suggested that I take Father to the airport in Pittsburgh, which almost two hours away but on my way home.  We talked about...

Entropy

The world, ceaselessly have I been reminded, Tends to chaos, to disorder One day, my physicist friends point out, The universe will all be the same temperature Meanwhile, some cells multiply too rapidly, Others go where they should not go, Still others, because of...