Tag : Mark 8:34-9:1

Written on Oct, 01, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

Too often, Orthodox Christians imagine that conformity to the Tradition of the Church is sufficient for salvation. But it simply isn’t enough to be carried along by Holy Tradition like a stick in a stream.

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Written on Sep, 21, 2015 by in | Leave a comment

Asceticism is natural to us. Ascetical struggle isn’t something super-added to human life. It is rather the means that God has given us to become who we are already. Or maybe even better, asceticism is our natural response as creatures to God’s love.

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