Dear Reader, It is not sexist or woman-bashing to correct a woman for her behaviour or conduct, but it is sexist to tell a man who is correcting a woman that his attitude of correction is a product of coombrain, pornography and big coom. We as siblings in Christ must be open to correction. We … Continue reading Correction out of Love.
Dear Reader, As we enter the 40 day Nativity fast I want to ask my Brothers and Sisters in Christ to maintain vigilance and to keep an eye on each other (and me): correct each other out of love as we fast, and remember; 'What good is it if we fast, but bite and devour … Continue reading Repentance.
We just got back from our first Pilgrimage. We went to Saint Winefride's Well in Holywell, Flintshire, Wales. She was an early Saint who was executed for rejecting a local prince's advances, she was beheaded as a virgin, and a well was miraculously sprung where her head landed, she was then later resurrected and kept … Continue reading Orthodox Pilgrimage to Saint Winefride’s Well 05/10/2019
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Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. Lord in your blessed energies Show me how to explain Your Word, your Son and Spirit, your ways and statutes. Allow me in humble understanding To talk and preach, to learn and To teach those I love and Work to save. To circumcise Their hearts and … Continue reading #232 – A prayer for clarity
Lord Jesus Christ, Have mercy on me, a Sinner. Twenty and eight years I have lived, Yet I daddle like a baby, Linger and leave things undone, And worse: I undo people. I take them apart, analyse And put them back together to Use that information for my gain, And to please my curiosity. Allow … Continue reading #231 – A prayer for resolution
My background is in Philosophy, and I struggled with this for about five years. These TradCaths used to have my sympathy, but they walk with Aristotle stuck in their ears: if you do struggle with Intellectual Paganism, please read Saint Gregory Palamas's Philosophy does not save. On why Orthodox commentators keep using Barlaam as an … Continue reading Philosophy does not save.