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The stories of the Bible in TL;DR form

*TL;DR = Too Long; Didn’t Read.

The Loneliness of the Cities

St Kosmas Aitolos foretold that a time would come when a person would have to travel for days to meet another person whom he could embrace as a brother. We are living in an age where this is already happening. Contemporary man, in his loneliness, experiences pathological anxiety, anguish and suffering. He is tormented and, in turn, torments others.

Are Good and Evil Opposites?

On parts of the Internet, there flourishes a practice called Theodicy

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300 Sayings of the Ascetics of the Orthodox Church

300 Sayings of the Ascetics of the Orthodox Church

Russian version Compiled by Deacon George Maksimov Orthodox Missionary Society of Venerable Serapion Kozheozersky Once some thieves came to an old hermit and said, “We […]

Tacloban and Palo

Tacloban and Palo

I was able recently to visit the faithful in Palo, Leyte. A year ago we had the privilege of baptizing members of a small […]

Tacloban one year after Typhoon Yolanda

Tacloban one year after Typhoon Yolanda

Photo above: A year later, debris has gone, but this ship is still on the main road in Anibong district (Chris McGrath/Getty Images) David […]

Internet issues

Internet issues

Please forgive the recent lack of substantial updates! The only Internet connection here in Santa Maria is via Globe cellular service, and that has […]

When you are distressed by the world

When you are distressed by the world

Elder Philotheos Zervakos is soon to be glorified as a saint by the Church of Greece. Here is his counsel to one who is […]