Part 2 on Prayer, The Reverent Approach to Loving Union with God, airing August 20th


Part 2 on Prayer The Reverent Approach to Loving Union with God       If we live in the world – we most likely are struggling with our prayer life. How can we transform our prayers so that they are more meaningful? How can we focus our mind in our hearts so that we … Continue reading Part 2 on Prayer, The Reverent Approach to Loving Union with God, airing August 20th

“Enter into thy closet and shut the door.” Matt. 6:6, The first in a Series on Internal Prayer


  Internal Prayer and Finding One's Deep Heart       St. Veronica When I wrote this post it was my name's day old calendar! "Those who only hear about spiritual meditation and prayer and have no direct knowledge of it are like a man blind from birth, who hears about the sunshine without ever … Continue reading “Enter into thy closet and shut the door.” Matt. 6:6, The first in a Series on Internal Prayer

Faith vs. Knowledge Part 2, Podcast airing July 16th on Pearls of Great Price, OCN


    Faith vs. Knowledge Part 2 It is not that knowledge is blameworthy, but that faith is higher…     What are the distinctions in knowledge; in which degree (when knowledge returns to its primary aim – the spiritual life) it comes into its nature and by its good discipline (fasting, alms, vigils, holiness… … Continue reading Faith vs. Knowledge Part 2, Podcast airing July 16th on Pearls of Great Price, OCN

Faith and Illumination, airing June 18th on OCN


    Faith and Illumination The Holy Spirit has descended! From heaven to earth!           In this second podcast about Faith, during the season of Holy Spirit, we will explore the relationship between faith and illumination, our regeneration in grace, and our second baptism. My resources for this podcast are: St. … Continue reading Faith and Illumination, airing June 18th on OCN

Faith vs. Knowledge Part 1, Podcast Airing on OCN, July 2nd


   Faith vs. Knowledge Part I Why is it so challenging sometimes to have faith? What does worldly knowledge have to do with our lack of faith? Let’s find out!         I am so inspired about our podcast today! When my husband read Homily 52 by St. Isaac the Syrian to me … Continue reading Faith vs. Knowledge Part 1, Podcast Airing on OCN, July 2nd

Humility, airing May 21, Veronica’s next podcast on OCN


                  Humility Christ is Risen! In Truth He is Risen! “Whosoever therefore shall humble himself as this little child, the same is greatest in the kingdom of heaven.” (Mt. 18:4) "How is it that the Saints never recognize their saintliness? Simply put: they see themselves in comparison … Continue reading Humility, airing May 21, Veronica’s next podcast on OCN

First of two podcast on Obedience and Humility, airing May 7th on OCN


Part I - Obedience Christ is Risen! In Truth He is Risen!           When researching for this podcast I realized that I could not talk about humility without first speaking about obedience, for according to many of the Holy Fathers, from obedience comes humility. “Obedience and humility go hand-in-hand. They feed … Continue reading First of two podcast on Obedience and Humility, airing May 7th on OCN

The first building block of our regeneration by Grace is Love, Podcast 4/2/2014 on OCN


PODCAST 4/2/14 - ABOUT LOVE "For love is of God and everyone that loves is born of God, and knows God. He that does not love, does not know God, for God is love. (John 4: 7-8) A summary of my commentary: The first essential building block in our efforts to be cooperative with God … Continue reading The first building block of our regeneration by Grace is Love, Podcast 4/2/2014 on OCN

Podcast Airing March 19, 2014, OCN, Introduction to my Podcast – Regeneration by Grace, Our Second Baptism


PODCAST OVERVIEW: PEARLS OF GREAT PRICE THE WRITTEN LEGACY OF THE SAINTS ABOUT OUR REGENERATION BY GRACE Airing Wednesday March 19th, 2014 Heartfelt cooperation with God is the key that unlocks the grace of the Holy Spirit.... St. Diadochos of Photiki, The Philokalia "Divine Grace confers on us two gifts through the baptism of regeneration, … Continue reading Podcast Airing March 19, 2014, OCN, Introduction to my Podcast – Regeneration by Grace, Our Second Baptism

Mesmerized by the story…


Interesting, February 10, 2013 By mom Amazon 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 Church (Kindle Edition) Mesmerized by the story, enjoyable and easy to read, good for seekers (must read) especially for New Age, and … Continue reading Mesmerized by the story…