The ox and the donkey

Have you ever wondered at the icon of the Nativity and why there is an ox and a donkey pictured (there is a bigger meaning than Jesus being born in a stable). Isaiah 1:3the ox knows its owner and the donkey its master’s crib; but Israel does not know, my people do not consider.” (This…

How did I fall in love with the community?

I have never felt this way in any church I attended before becoming Orthodox. The bond with my Orthodox brothers and sisters humbles me. Caring is so painful. I live in a military city. We have four military bases around us and the Air Force Academy. People come and go. My own father is retired…