The following is taken from the excellent BLOG by Fr Milovan. He sometimes gleans things from other sources, and I often glean things from him! I am building a temple! January 29, 2009 H/T: ????????, Archbishop Ignaty’s blog Three builders were carrying the same exact work. -What do you do? -each of them was asked. -I… Continue reading “I am building a temple!”
“Lord, we ain’t what we want to be; we ain’t what we ought to be; we ain’t what we gonna be, but, thank God, we ain’t what we was.” An American preacher and former slave quoted by Martin Luther King Jr. (gleaned from http://anglicancontinuum.blogspot.com/2008/11/farewell.html) I stress several things over in over in my… Continue reading I hope this sums it up for you.
I have a bit of a hobby that I have indulged in all of my Orthodox life. I love to find things in secular culture that are actually true and sensible. I have lists of these things squirreled away in some GoogleDocs document, for later publishing on this BLOG. There are song lyrics, advertising slogans,… Continue reading “Just do it”, from a church father
Here is something I read today that hits smack dab on a theme I talk to my parish about as often as possible: “To try to discover the meaning of the commandments through study and reading without actually living in accordance with them is like mistaking the shadow of something for its reality. It is… Continue reading To know someone you must become like them – said another way
I know so many of you have heard this from me a million times: “To feel good you must do good” I will never tire of saying it, because it is true, and to understand this is a key to happiness and a fruitful life. Just maybe, some of you tire of hearing the same… Continue reading To feel good, you must do good.