The Calling …

A kind heart is a rebel heart because it doesn’t fit in a world of crowds … Do not be ashamed of your kind heart, it means you carry no burden … Do not be afraid of the pain , it is a veil that separates you from your authentic self. What you are looking…

SATISFICE

Have you ever come across the term “Satisfice” ? It comes alive when we combine the words Sacrifice + Satisfaction. It is an expression that is used to refer to the decisions we are called to make, when we pursue a goal, that will require the minimum amount of constraints ( sacrifice ), to achieve a…

Tendency ~ a poem about love

Exodus Opposites attract but souls that resemble, tend to heal each other… still Healing often requires feeling and surrendering to pain, while you are simply asking for relief. You need to relocate the center of your gravity; you need a point of reference, a point of balance. A mark. One in the heart. One in…

Angels and the chosen ones of God ~

There is an old legend according to which God said to one of His Angels: “Go down to earth and bring back the most precious thing in the world.” One Angel brought a drop of blood from a person who had sacrificed his life to save another. God said, “Indeed, O Angel, this is precious…

Saint Osiomartys Ephraim ~

Saint Osiomartys Ephraim, the miracle worker ~ Saint Osiomartys Ephraim, the miracle worker, is one of the youngest Saints of our Orthodox Christian Church and, admittedly, as soon as someone invokes him, he hurries to help. His name was Konstantinos Morphis and he was originally from Trikala, Thessaly. He was orphaned from the tender age…

Everything we own is of God’s Grace ~

  Everything we own is a gift of the Grace of God ~ The Grace of God lives upon and shields the faithful ones ~ The Grace of God illuminates a man’s thoughts who face dilemmas and overtakes him before he reaches a dead end; It equips us with the gifts we need and makes…

Christ Is Risen !

Christ Is Risen! let His enemies be scattered … Jesus Christ Is truly Alive, for He Is the Only True God ! He Is Risen for you and me ! Let God Arise , let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him , flee before His face ! Let the righteous rejoice ,…

Easter Message

Jesus told the Parable of the Fig Tree—Luke 13:6-9 —immediately after reminding His listeners of a tower over the pool of Siloam  (John 9:7) [ 7 And He said to him, “Go, wash in the pool of Siloam”. – which unexpectedly fell and killed eighteen people. So he went and washed, and came back seeing.  Luke 13:6-9 | “A man had a fig tree which had…

We worship Thy Passion, O Christ.

Seeing Her own lamb being led to the slaughter,Mary, was worn out,and She followed Him with the other women, crying,Whither goest Thou, Child? Why dost Thou travel along so fast?Maybe there is another wedding in Canaand Thou art hurrying now to make for them wine out of water?Shall I come with Thee, O My Child,…

Dancing of the words ~ Ο χορός των λέξεων

You know you’ve got a good story going on, when writing feels like dancing of words…sometimes it may feel like dancing on ice, but still, it feels nice when the story is naturally flowing… Greek text follows : Ξέρεις ότι έχεις μια καλή ιστορία στα χέρια σου, όταν το να γράφεις μοιάζει με ένας χορός…

God Is courage for a humble heart ~

Jesus Christ Is a spring of hope and a neverending source of courage than can get you through anything ! He establishes courage to those who are believing in God and for that cause, He seeks good and pure hearts. We can become solid in our faith with the strength He gives to us. This…

The all-giving Light! ~

The only Uncreated King both of the seen and unseen world, the only true Living God! The One who created the light and the stars and Is the Light of this world! About 2000 years after the Birth of the Messiah and Savior of the world, few things have changed. If Christ Was born today,…

The night The King of Heavens was born … ~

How the world welcomed The King of Heaven … ~ The night Christ was born was very cold. The cave was cold and the Virgin did not know what to do. Then Joseph thought of lighting a fire to warm Himself a little, but He could not find wood anywhere … He goes out of…

oh,Lord, don’t deprive me of Your Love!

Just like Peter who was sinking, Lord, don’t deprive me of Your Love… The past few days were difficult, as I was faced with several temptations. Outwardly nothing changed, I continued to pray, praise, and do as befits the love of Christ so as not to betray His love. But I confess that deep down…

The Living Presence of Most Holy Theotokos!

The Living Presence of Most Holy Theotokos by Epiphanios, Bishop of Ledra, and Abbot of Machaira Monastery. How do we know that our mother is always by our side?How do we know that the person who loves us is by our side?We often go on tripsto other countries;we go to do other work;we are not…