By their trials the righteous flourished…


"Therefore I take pleasure in infirmities, in reproaches, in needs, in persecutions, and distresses, for Christ's sake. For when I am weak, then I am strong."  II Corinthians 12:10 "By their trials, the righteous flourished so it was with the three children, so with Daniel, Moses, and Joseph; from this they all shown and were … Continue reading By their trials the righteous flourished…

Online Writing Coach and English Tutor


            Online Writing Coach and English Tutor Do you know a parent with a child 7-17 who might need support at home with English writing and language skills?   So many parents are struggling to help their children stay engaged with their schoolwork, especially without in-person experience for personalized learning … Continue reading Online Writing Coach and English Tutor

The Opportunity of COV19 – Live Each Day as if it Were Our Last – in Prayer and Action for God and Others – “the way everlasting.” Ps. 138


"For darkness will not be darkness with Thee, and night shall be bright as the day; as is the darkness thereof, even so shall the light thereof be." Selections from Psalm 138, Orthodox Psalter "Oh Lord, that has proved me and Thou knowest me; Thou knowest my down-sitting and my uprising. Thou hast discerned my … Continue reading The Opportunity of COV19 – Live Each Day as if it Were Our Last – in Prayer and Action for God and Others – “the way everlasting.” Ps. 138

How to Forgive


How to Forgive Put aside all resentment The decision to forgive another person a wrong done to us begins when we decide to let go of resentment and thoughts of revenge. To forgive someone does not mean that we forget what they did to us, for this may be impossible. The memory of the hurt … Continue reading How to Forgive

Holiness comes only to those who struggle


    Holiness comes only to those who struggle Not an hour should pass without taking time to examine our heart, for the hour of judgment can come at any time, and we must be ready to give account to God for our life. There is no spiritual improvement if we do not seek to … Continue reading Holiness comes only to those who struggle

Veronica will be interviewed on Everyday Orthodox, Dec. 15th, 6 PM Central


I will be a guest on Ancient Faith Radio with Elissa Bjeletich on Dec. 15th for her live call-in show. To listen live, you go to ancientfaith.com and on the right-hand side just a little way down the page, you click on the "Listen" button below "Talk" or "Music". That creates a little popup player … Continue reading Veronica will be interviewed on Everyday Orthodox, Dec. 15th, 6 PM Central

An Ignored Heart is a Lost Heart


The Heart An Ignored Heart is a Lost Heart It is important that we direct all our thoughts, all our actions, and all our desires towards a burning love for God. Our heart must become inflamed with the love of God, and all our intellectual and emotional striving must be directed towards the development of … Continue reading An Ignored Heart is a Lost Heart

Live as if we are Living in Eternal Time.


I came accross two remarkable quotes about how to live in the present and how to deal with tragedy or sorrows in the present. "Let us keep control over our mind in the face of the distractions of the exterior world. Without ascetic effort, our mind will never be able to remain constantly in God. … Continue reading Live as if we are Living in Eternal Time.