Archangel Michael’s sword allignment

There is an ancient legend about a mystery, imaginary straight line that links seven monasteries, throughout Europe to the final destination of Israel. Legends has it that it depicts Archangel Michael’s blow that sent the leader of the fallen angels to the pitt of hell. Archangel Michael is known to be the only one of…

Saint John the Baptist ~

On the 23rd of September of each year, we honor the conception of the Holy Forerunner of Jesus Christ and King of the Prophets, Saint John the Baptist, who came from the wilderness and cried out in pain, “Repent!” His conception was miraculous and it was a product of his parent’s prayers, but when Archangel…

Honoring John Baptist the Forerunner

Today we commemorate one of the greatest Saints of our Orthodox Christian Church, John the Baptist the Forerunner of our Messiah, Jesus Christ (while we honor his memory on January the 7th). He lived in Judea’s desert for thirty years, leading an extremely ascetic life, eating locusts and honey and having as an only garment…

Masking the soul ~ Η μάσκα της ψυχής

Humiliation Cures The Proud And Replaces Any Excess With Humility If we don’t humble ourselves, God will give us a bigger lesson of humbleness by allowing some type of hardship to happen to us. So, do not boast over your good life, when your brother is going through a trial that aims to humiliate him…

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…

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,…

Living in wisdom ~

The current time of our life has been given to us to gain immortality and eternal life, and to transform it into eternity, by living “in wisdom”, that is, always living in Christ and through Christ. { The spiritual desert, human isolation is where God works, for God Is revealed in the purified heart, which…

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…

What would you offer Jesus for His Birthday?

What gift can we possibly offer Jesus for His Birthday? Saint Jerome is about four centuries after the birth of Christ, on a Christmas night, a pilgrim in Bethlehem. He longs to worship the Cave of Birth (Nativity) humbly and prays.  He heard in a vision the sweet Voice of the Divine Infant addressing him…

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…