I pray because I can’t help myself. I pray because I’m helpless. I...– C.S.LEWIS I’ve been thinking and fighting and toying with the idea of prayer for a long time… It’s something that confuses and frustrates me in unique ways. Recently an idea that keeps finding me is that prayer “doesn’t change God- it changes me.” I think I...
Old Christmas: Orthodox Christians flavor Feast of... →
Feast of the nativity on January 7th Aka the “Old Christmas” In Russian orthodoxy one tradition is to eat fresh garlic dipped in honey. The first bite of the Holy Supper of Russian Orthodox Christian traditions symbolizes a prayer that the bitter problems of life will be overcome by the sweetness of God’s love and grace.
In a controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for...– Siddhartha Buddha
I think we ought always to entertain our opinions with some measure of doubt. I...– ― Bertrand Russell