Great Podcast interview on fasting and Lent 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