The Teachings of the Holy Fathers and Mothers of the Eastern Orthodox Church about our regeneration by grace This series is about the continual conversion and regeneration by grace that happens by our permission after we are received into the Church and how we can more willingly participate in that process with God. They were … Continue reading Select Podcasts from Veronica’s Podcast Series on OCN are now available her website and Sound Cloud
Category: Personal sharings
Things I have learned about the Process of Grief
I found that I had more fear and anxiety when I was resisting grieving. Generally, now - even 4 years later, I let myself grieve as I told you for a couple times a day. What I find interesting is that when I'm feeling anxious, oftentimes it's because I'm resisting grieving or not acknowledging how … Continue reading Things I have learned about the Process of Grief
Combating Mental Wolves – Changing the way we think…
“It is impossible to be delivered from the mental wolves without the aid of Christ—His almighty grace is needed to repel them, not the feeble help of man. To obtain this help a person must throw himself at the feet of Jesus Christ with extreme humility, implore Him for everything, cast all his sorrows on … Continue reading Combating Mental Wolves – Changing the way we think…
Christ is born! Glorify Him! Despite these unusual times, our worries and fears, and the changes to our normal routine; the love of Christ lives in our hearts and is especially close to us - when we are experiencing adversity. There is nothing more important than love, it is the highest virtue and our true … Continue reading Merry Christmas!
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…
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
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
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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.