“Thy Will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven” – everyday, perhaps several times every day, we say these simple yet powerful words. When we pray the Lord’s prayer, do we understand how much impact these strings of words are? Or are we simply saying it out of habit? Specifically, in this extract, … More Thy Will Be Done.
“Let love be without hypocrisy. Abhor what is evil. Cling to what is good. Be kindly affectionate to one another with brotherly love, in honour giving preference to one another; not lagging in diligence, fervent in spirit, serving the Lord; rejoicing in hope, patient in tribulation, continuing steadfastly in prayer; distributing to the needs of the … More Behave Like A Christian
Within our Orthodox faith, we are blessed and fortunate enough to share an intimate union with Christ through His Church and the sacraments. Central to the Sacramental life of the Church is the mystery of the Eucharist which is celebrated in the divine Liturgy. Many of the early Church Fathers, as well as contemporary theologians, … More Christ’s Transforming Works
Do you remember the last time you complained about waking up because it’s too early? Do you remember the last time you complained about walking to a specific destination because it’s too far? Or complaining about the neighbour’s dog because the barking is too loud and you just want to sleep? How many times do … More It’s the Little Things
There are so many problems and so much sin in the world, and if we were to narrow down the cause of these to one simple reason on the most part, we’d find that it’s because we as a population, as a society, as humankind… DON’T KNOW WHO WE ARE. If everyone knew the real … More Identity Crisis – The Search For Me
How many sermons, youth meetings and Bible studies teach us that reading the Bible and praying the Agpia are the solution to the obstacles in our spiritual life? Yet we still struggle to read the Bible every single day because our time is occupied with other priorities. We raise so many questions, overthink scenarios and talk to our Confession Father, expecting him to give us a … More Walk Through Fire
The movie ‘The Elephant Man’ tells the true story of John Merrick who, almost from birth, experienced massive rejection due to his grotesque appearance. Merrick suffered abnormalities that resulted in a large and severely misshapen head, loose, rough skin, and twisted arms and legs. He was mistreated and abused by his stepmother and father and eventually, sold … More Judge Not