Wisdom of the Orthodox Fathers ~

Orthodox Christian Saint Quotes This life is a test, which is the ticket to the other, real life. This life is just a dream. A dream, which nevertheless has been given to us to make proper use of ¬which is the confession of our Orthodox Christian faith of the only true Living God and the…

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…

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…

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…

Laws but unwritten…

Lifting the veil ~ You don’t have to defend the truth, for the truth itself can have a healing effect or it can become a penalty. The more you try to hide it, the more it will become evident and will come up to the surface. After all, if you suppress your soul it will…

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…

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…

Theophany,the day God presented His Son ~

Theophany, the day God presented His Beloved Son to us ~ Theophany , also known as Epiphany, is the great annual Christian feast of the Baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by St. John the Baptist. Holy Lord, Holy in Your creation: what You created by Your Word only, You sanctified them by…

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…

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…

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…