What is lost with sola scriptura

Pretty much, the only story most Christians... most Protestant Christians hear about the Apostle Thomas is how he doubted the resurrection of Christ and said he would not believe until he had seen Christ's wounds and stuck his fingers into them as proof. He will always be known as 'Doubting Thomas' in all of Protestantism. … Continue reading What is lost with sola scriptura


Moving to an all meat diet

  It did not take long for my attempts at eating vegan for the Nativity Fast to go awry. The plant toxins quickly built up in my system and messed me up five ways from Sunday. Back to meat I go. Back tot he only way of eating that never messed me up or let … Continue reading Moving to an all meat diet

Morning prayer

O LORD, Master of my life, grant that I may not be infected with the spirit of slothfulness and inquisitiveness, with the spirit of ambition and vain talking. {Making a prostration} Grant instead to me, your servant, the spirit of purity and of humility, the spirit of patience and neighborly love. {Making a third prostration} … Continue reading Morning prayer

Working hard to let it go

Confession was interesting last night. I realized I had been judgemental and prideful (per usual). How has this any different than other confessions of pride, or having a judgemental attitude?I was feeling these things towards those still in the world of Protestantism. I was proud of myself for getting out of it and judgemental of … Continue reading Working hard to let it go

Happy Thanksgiving!

Last night, we didn't have a large number of people in the catecumen class. There were 2-3 people who were actual catecumens and the other 6 were already baptized members of the Orthodox Church. Our priest did a round table discussion for most of the class. "What surprised you the most about the Orthodox Church … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!