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The Way of Love: Christ is Our Love, Our Desire

One of the ways Christians seek unity with God is by what I term the Way of Love. This is where the emphasis is paced on the love of Christ. It is the way of the heart. It is a spiritual path following the first commandment:  “You hall love the Lord with all your heart and all your soul and ... Read More »

On the Prayer Before Communion

By Metropolitan Anthony of Sourozh Every time we come to Communion we say to the Lord that we come to Him Who is the Saviour of sinners, but we also state that we consider ourselves as the greatest of all. How much truth is there in such a statement when we make it? Or how can we make such a ... Read More »

REVOLUTION OF THE MIND: G20 And Double Standards

By Andreas C Chrysafis Out of the G20 Summit came a most profound statement; one that exposed how insincere world powers have become! If the Summit had been the gathering of great minds dedicated to resolving great social issues the world would have become a better place to live in. Instead, behind the facade of such gatherings, an ungodly arrogance ... Read More »

Letter from Taybeh: A Day of Irony and Tragedy

Dear Friends of Saint George Taybeh, Across America everyone celebrated Thanksgiving and since I am still in the USA, I pray and hope you had a blessed Happy Thanksgiving weekend. We give glory to God for all things! I am personally thankful for the hope Christ offers with all of our struggles. Today was the Feast Day of St. Philoumenos, ... Read More »

Identical Twin Studies Prove Homosexuality is Not Genetic

By Mark Ellis Eight major studies of identical twins in Australia, the U.S., and Scandinavia during the last two decades all arrive at the same conclusion: gays were not born that way. “At best genetics is a minor factor,” says Dr. Neil Whitehead, PhD. Whitehead worked for the New Zealand government as a scientific researcher for 24 years, then spent ... Read More »

On Prayer – Saint Isaac the Syrian

Prayer is undoubtably the most frequently discussed and most thoroughly developed theme in Saint Isaac…. ‘Prayer’, according to Evagrius Ponticus, ‘is the converse of the mind with God’.[1] For Isaac the Syrian, the converse of the mind with God is the highest and most important spiritual activity of a Christian, and cannot be compared with any other endeavor: ‘Just as nothing ... Read More »