Tag : Sunday of the Samaritan Woman

Written on May, 06, 2018 by in | Leave a comment

…the great sorrow of human life is that most people don’t know who they are, they don’t know what God has called them to do and so become. Many, even most Orthodox Christians, are in this situation. This is why so few of us attend church and even fewer of us regularly receive the sacraments.

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Written on May, 14, 2017 by in | Leave a comment

Both the Gospel and Acts of the Apostles are clear. The Church grows and humanity is saved because Christians are willing to go where God will lead them. And where He leads us, spiritually (and sometimes literally) is always to the margins of our own lives. To be a disciple of Jesus Christ means always to be an exile.

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Written on May, 29, 2016 by in | Leave a comment

Our over-emphasis on the psychological dimension of the faith comes at the good works that we are called to do. It is this emphasis on internal, psychological experience that makes us especially prone to doubt and despair.

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