Crystal energy healing and holistic wellness is for everyone

‘The earth is the Lord’s and the fullness thereof…’ Psalm 23 (in the Orthodox bible. in Protestant bibles it is Psalm 24). ‘The leaves of the trees are for the healing of the nations.’ Rev 22:2 And my personal favorite, Genesis 9:3 ‘Everything that lives and moves about will be food for you. Just as…

Dormition (Falling Asleep) of Mary

Scripture Readings Saturday, August 15, 2020 Genesis 28:10-17 Ezekiel 43:27-44:4 Proverbs 9:1-11 Luke 1:39-49, 56 Romans 15:30-33 Matthew 17:24-18:4 Philippians 2:5-11 Luke 10:38-42; 11:27-28 Today’s commemorated feasts and saints The Dormition (“Falling Asleep”) of our Most Holy Lady, Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary .

Spanish rice red lentils

APOSTLES’ FAST They are a tad spicier than what I would normally eat… I don’t have a final pic (I’m not that great at food photography right now.) I do, however, have a pic of the ingredients. From left to right starting in the back; red lentils, hard to see but that is dried onions…

Building your Orthodox library

How would you read about Orthodoxy if you were stuck for days, weeks, months, without the Internet? While I have learned SO much about the Orthodox church by accessing online; blogs, podcasts, videos, e-books, etc. I have also been building a hard copy, old-school, analog (ha ha, I know not entirely accurate but my term…

Quotes about The Theotokos Pt.1

I am reading a book about the Virgin Mary; The Marian Option: God’s Solution to a Civilization in Crisis. Are you aware of the crisis mainly America is facing but also anywhere in the world where feminism has sunken its poisoned fangs into the culture? The following is an excerpt from the book, The Marian…

Healing Fear

Originally posted on ORTHODOX CHRISTIAN FAITH AND LIFE:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LP0uxghhX78 Year: 2013 (released 2014) Running time: 110 minutes Director: Oleg Sytnik Cast: Vitaly Bezrukov (Luke), Ekaterina Guseva, Andrew Saminin, Alexander Jacko, Vladimir Gostyukhin, Alex Shevchenkov Manufacturer: “Patriot Film” (Ukraine, Belarus), with the support of the State Agency of Ukraine for movies and the Ministry of Culture…

Abba Ammonas

Sayings by Abba Ammonas St Ammonas’ life is especially interesting and inspirational for us because of his victory over anger, a passion with which he struggled for many years. Abba Ammonas was a disciple of St. Anthony the Great and later became a bishop. He was also an outstanding expert on the Scriptures and left this…