Monthly Archives: November 2012

Our life vs. that of a Saint…

Reflection from a parishioner… Within the Scriptures, I focused on the Saints and what they accomplished for our Orthodox faith. They left their homes and families, they took very few supplies, they were hungry and cold, and at times, had … Continue reading

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Isaiah 58:6-9 – helping the poor is pleasing to God

Isaiah 58:6-9 6 “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen:to loose the chains of injustice and untie the cords of the yoke,to set the oppressed free and break every yoke?7 Is it not to share your food … Continue reading

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St. Theophan the Recluse – an example…

Let’s take an example: A beggar comes up to you; it is God who brought him. What should you do? You must help him. God has brought the beggar, of course, desiring you to act towards this beggar in a … Continue reading

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Christian Stewardship of the Gift of a Day

The Stewardship of the Gift of a Day is one of the most important gifts entrusted to our care.  As we explored last week, the care of the Gift of Time (and all of its derivatives) has a direct relation … Continue reading

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Responsibility and accountability with Stewardship!

From Offering You “Your Own of Your Own” by Paul Meyendorff What then does the Liturgy say to us regarding Stewardship? At first glance, not very much! If one considers Stewardship primarily in financial terms, no prayers in the Eucharistic … Continue reading

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Christian Stewardship of the Gift of Time

The Stewardship of the Gift of Time is one that many of us take rather lightly in the twenty-first century.  And yet, this Gift is above all, directly connected with our gift of Life.  This week, as we celebrate and … Continue reading

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Christian Stewardship of the Gift of Relation to Parents

The Stewardship of the Gift of Relation to Parents, or as St. Paul says, of the Gift of Sonship—is one of the most important aspects of each of our lives.  Our Lord understood this so well that He even dedicated … Continue reading

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