Day 38 – Hot Cocoa

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The topic for Mon. December 22 – Day 38 of our 30 (40) Days of Blogging is HOT COCOA Closely related to our early post topic on chocolate, I thought something specifically holiday-esque would help your Christmas spirit. Nothing like a steaming mug of hot cocoa in the winter cold to curry Christmas joy in the heart. ... More...

The Venerable Womb of the Virgin

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by St. Gregory the Theologian Theotokos, not Christotokos. If anyone does not consider holy Mary to be the Theotokos, then he does not accept the divinity of Christ. … If anyone does not believe the holy Mary to be theTheotokos, he is without the Divinity. If anyone should say that Christ passed through the Virgin as through a channel, and was not formed in her at once in a divine and human way ... More...

Holiness Is Not Simply Righteousness

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by St. John Maximovitch Holiness is not simply righteousness, for which the righteous merit the enjoyment of blessedness in the Kingdom of God, but rather such a height of righteousness that men are filled with the grace of God to the extent that it flows from them upon those who associate with them. Great is their blessedness; it proceeds from personal experience of the Glory of God. Being ... More...

Day 37 – Vegetables

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The topic for Sun. December 21 – Day 37 of our 30 (40) Days of Blogging is VEGETABLES "Eat your vegetables," every child hears growing up. Those of us who garden know the value of vegetables, and the pleasure of growing and eating them fresh. Blogging on vegetables is good for you!   ... More...

Day 36 – Work

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The topic for Sat. December 20 – Day 36 of our 30 (40) Days of Blogging is WORK Work has value. Young men with energy need work, or they find trouble, idleness and fancy. Young women need work, or they find trouble with young men. Everyone doesn't need work, but most of us do. Jesus worked. The Apostles worked. Even monks and nuns work. Work is not life, but can bring great meaning to our ... More...