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Praying Out Loud: You Never Knows Who’s Listening In

For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: … a time to keep silence, and a time to speak. (Eccles 3:1, 7) For the past two weeks I have been slowly reading Earthen Vessels by … Continue reading

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White Walkers, Toll-Houses, and the Hermeneutic of Pascha

When I first heard about the aerial toll-houses, I dismissed them as the stuff of folklore, tales told by Old Nan to children when the winter days are short and the nights are long and cold. As terrifying as the … Continue reading

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Good news and bad news: All are saved … Satan too

Elder Paisios once fasted and prayed for two weeks for the eternal salvation of the devil. While praying he saw a dog’s head sticking his tongue out and mocking him. Paisios concluded from this incident that “God is ready to … Continue reading

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