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The Break with the World: Step 1: Renunciation “A friend of God is one who lives in communion with all that is natural and free from sin and who does not neglect to do what good he can. The self-controlled man strives with all his might amidst the trials, the snares, the noise of the … Continue reading The Aquisition of the Holy Spirit – Step One: The Break with the World
Preserving Our Stillness and Joy It has been a while since I have recorded a podcast. The week before the weekend of The Cross, I contracted a terrible flu, which went viral and affected my brain! It was the most intense experience I have ever lived through. I had hallucinations for 10 days I went … Continue reading Preserving Our Stillness and Joy, airing in May 2015 on OCN
I am writing my sequel to the Pearl of Great Price - hopefully I will not need 9 drafts and 6 years to finish my sequel! I am amazed that when I am writing a book , I will be living similar experiences in the present that mirror what I was going through years prior … Continue reading Now and then….
Spiritual Journey of New Age Seeker to the Light of Christ (review) May 20, 2013 by Holy Trinity Orthodox Church “The Pearl of Great Price: The Spiritual Journey of a New Age Seeker to the Light of Christ and the Eastern Orthodox Church” by Veronica Hughes West Bow Press: A Division of Thomas Nelson ISBN: … Continue reading
Personal Journey to OrthodoxyMetropolitan Tikhon, Primate of the Orthodox Church in America, joins us for the second part of his 6-week look at the Sundays of Great and Holy Lent. He speaks this week about the Sunday of St. Gregory Palamas.Plus, how did a New Age seeker wind up in the Eastern Orthodox Church? Tune … Continue reading New Podcast Featuring Veronica with Fr. Chris on the OCN network….
Our Upcoming Relocation to our Property Adjacent to St. Herman of Alaska Monastery in Platina, CA The sun is rising on the next spiritual adventure for my husband and me in our journey with Eastern Orthodox Christianity. Nine years ago we purchased raw land next to St. Herman of Alaska Serbian Orthodox Monastery in the … Continue reading The Beginning of a new spiritual adventure for Veronica Hughes and her husband, Gregory…
Question: About Labyrinths... Veronica, After a long journey I find myself at the doors of Orthodoxy. I will soon be a catechumen. The Labyrinth has long held a place in my heart and helped me through my spiritual journey. We had planned on constructing one in our back yard. My question does this in any … Continue reading About Labyrinths… Question from a reader to Veronica Hughes
Question: "As Elizabeth Gilbert’s quote from “Eat, Pray, Love” [in my intro ] illustrates, New Age practitioners – like Deepak Chopra and Gilbert – teach that the human soul is “God Within”, the already-perfected “Higher Self” (“just as you are”). Talk about deifying your ego! You wrote about coming to realize the falsehood of the … Continue reading Q & A with Veronica Hughes, #1
I am currently hard at would on my second book, The Pearl of Great Price, Volume II, I am a New Creation. Part of my spiritual journey after converting to Eastern Orthodox Christianity involved the integration of an Orthodox worldview into every aspect of my being and life. Why was this so important and so … Continue reading St. Paisius Missionary School – The Opportunity for Immersion into Orthodoxy