Review posted on Amazon


5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing book, unique perspective, February 15, 2011 By Mom in Bay Area (Redwood City, CA) - See all my reviews Amazon Verified Purchase(What's this?) This review is from: The Pearl of Great Price: The Spiritual Journey of a New Age Seeker to the Light of Christ and the Eastern Orthodox … Continue reading Review posted on Amazon

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Why Lent must rise again, G. Jeffrey MacDonald


This is an amazing article our pastor read last Sunday - the second Sunday of  Lent.  It is truly a statement of our times and of the importance of the traditions within Lent that can help us in our daily lives.  Written by a Protestant - he illumined the struggles and joys that await by … Continue reading Why Lent must rise again, G. Jeffrey MacDonald

Novato Author to Talk about Spiritual Journey to Eastern Orthodox Life


Novato Patch, 3/17/11 Novato Author to Talk about Spiritual Journey to Eastern Orthodox Life Novato Author to Talk about Spiritual Journey to Eastern Orthodox Life Marin Valley Mobile Country Club 100 Marin Valley Dr, Novato, CA /listings/marin-valley-mobile-country-club 131202 /locations/3712831 Veronica "Polly" Hughes was disillusioned with Catholicism as a teen and spent 25 years searching for … Continue reading Novato Author to Talk about Spiritual Journey to Eastern Orthodox Life

What is Lent? The fall of Adam relative to reincarnation and Lent


"Adam became through the fall mortal, that is, both in soul and body ... Since  a man has body and soul, therefore he has to guess of the body likewise, there are also two immortality's one of the soul and one of the body ... for the soul and the body are one man." St. … Continue reading What is Lent? The fall of Adam relative to reincarnation and Lent

Great Podcast interview on fasting and Lent


http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/illuminedheart/food_and_faith My husband Greg turned me on to this wonderful interview with an Orthodox nutritionist in Hawaii. For those of you that would like a more patristic (Church Fathers) view of the great fast and how to approach it from a healthy perspective this is a must listen to podcast. It is very inspiring and … Continue reading Great Podcast interview on fasting and Lent

Fasting and Great Lent


The purpose of Great Lent is to prepare the faithful to not only commemorate, but to enter into the Passion and the Resurrection of Jesus. The totality of the Orthodox life centers around the Resurrection.[1] Great Lent is intended to be a "workshop" where the character of the believer is spiritually uplifted and strengthened; where … Continue reading Fasting and Great Lent