The Dance Between Temptations and Grace, Part II, Airing on OCN beginning of November


“For it is absolutely necessary for the grace of God to leave, once a tried struggler has acquired a good taste of it in the beginning, so that he may be tested and become a practiced soldier in Christ.” Elder Joseph My last few podcasts have focused on fighting our spiritual battles as members of … Continue reading The Dance Between Temptations and Grace, Part II, Airing on OCN beginning of November

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

Hi, I nominated you for the versatile blogger award! Congratulations…..


              Hi, I nominated you for the versatile blogger award! Congratulations, fellow writer and continue to be inspired. Write on. http://thejoylevel.com/2012/06/04/versatile-blogger-award-blessings/   Life is full of small blessings each day and one never knows what to expect! Thank you so much for the nomination. Each week I say a … Continue reading Hi, I nominated you for the versatile blogger award! Congratulations…..

Elder Paisius of Greece has a new disciple! Recommended reading, The Gurus, the Young Man and Elder Paisius


Our little dog, Bubba, loves to sit on the stairs in our cabin in process in Platina, CA, right above the icon of Elder Paisios of Mt. Athos. If you would like to read a remarkable book related to Orthodoxy and Eastern Religions and Gurus - in addition to my book - look no further! … Continue reading Elder Paisius of Greece has a new disciple! Recommended reading, The Gurus, the Young Man and Elder Paisius