On Kindness

And be ye kind to each other, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ’s sake hath forgiven you. (Ephesians 4:32)   You cannot be too gentle, too kind. Shun even to appear harsh in your treatment of each other. Joy, radiant joy, streams from the face of him who gives and kindles joy in the … More On Kindness

Storing Treasure

Lay not up for yourself treasures upon earth….But lay up for yourself treasures in Heaven…(Matt. 6:19-20) The urge to accumulate “stuff” is a constant dilemma we deal with in this day and age. Commercials, Social Media and the latest trends only add to the incredible desire to constantly buy and store whatever it might be. … More Storing Treasure

Work Hard

What is Christian work ethic? There is no doubt that as Christians, we are called to work hard and be diligent in our labor. Work is essential to a fulfilling and pleasurable life. The Bible calls on us to work cheerfully, purposefully and with dignity. As a matter of fact, we are called to stay … More Work Hard

Saint Paul’s Spiritual Prescription – Part II

From Saint Paul’s letter to the Philippians, we can see a beautiful message of joy. Even though he was under immense pressure while in prison, Saint Paul teaches us that a life of joy can be achieved regardless of our external circumstances.  Step 1: Guard Your Faith The first step is to keep the faith … More Saint Paul’s Spiritual Prescription – Part II

Enjoy Life!

What does it mean to enjoy life?  Who is the man who desires life, And loves many days, that he may see good? Keep your tongue from evil, And your lips from speaking deceit. Depart from evil and do good; Seek peace and pursue it. The eyes of the Lord are on the righteous, And … More Enjoy Life!


In order to live in peace and happiness and without fear, you must have faith. And if you do not have faith, ask God to strengthen your faith. In faith you can conquer anything because the Bible teaches us that “all things are possible to him that believeth” (Mark 9:23).  You should also respond to … More Fearless

Seeking Treasure

In the house of the righteous is much treasure: but in the revenues of the wicked is trouble. (Proverbs 15:6) Where righteousness is riches are, and the comforts of them: In the house of the righteous is much treasure. Religion teaches men to be diligent, temperate, and just, and by these means, ordinarily, the estate … More Seeking Treasure

Thank God

Thank God first thing when you open up your eyes in the Morning The first thing that should come out of our mouth in the morning when we open our eyes should be praise and thanksgiving to God. A simple “thank you God” right when wake up, while still in bed, can mean the difference … More Thank God

On Hope

Saint Paul calls hope “an anchor of the soul” (Heb 6:19). Just as an anchor keeps a ship firmly in place preventing it from being tossed or smashed against the rocks by the pressure of the current or winds, so hope is the virtue that provides stability, peace, and even joy in the midst of … More On Hope

On Meekness

Blessed are the Meek, For they shall inherit the earth. (Matt. 5:5) Criteria = be meek Reward = inherit the earth Inherit the Earth (Reward) God has many promises for us to do well here on this earth. “Honor your father and mother” which is the first commandment with a promise. “That it may be well … More On Meekness

The Orthodox Creed

We believe in one God, God the Father the Pantocrator who created heaven and earth, and all things seen and unseen. We believe in one Lord Jesus Christ, the Only-Begotten Son of God, begotten of the Father before all ages; Light of Light, true God of true God, begotten not created, of one essence with … More The Orthodox Creed

Exam Prayer

My Lord Jesus Christ, I thank You for You have taught me to seek refuge in You, in times of need, when You said “Call upon Me in the day of your trouble; I will deliver you, and you shall glorify Me.” Now, Oh Lord, I appeal to You to give me wisdom and understanding … More Exam Prayer

The Two Mites

41 Now Jesus sat opposite the treasury and saw how the people put money into the treasury. And many who were rich put in much. 42 Then one poor widow came and threw in two mites, which make a quadrans. 43 So He called His disciples to Himself and said to them, “Assuredly, I say … More The Two Mites


Never be troubled when you do not achieve success at the beginning of the road. Remember always the saying of the Holy Bible: By your patience possess your souls. (Luke 21:19) Success needs patience and perseverance. The one who gets weary, tired, annoyed and does not continue, will not prosper. Wait for the Lord until … More Prosperity

The Silent Pope

Today is the commemoration of Abba Kyrillos the Sixth, the 116th Pope of Alexandria. To honor his name, below are some  beautiful words of wisdom by Pope Kyrillos. The sources of the quotes are from books regarding the life and miracles of Saint Pope Kyrillos the Sixth.  “Rest assured and do not think too much … More The Silent Pope

Joy and Suffering

To be joyful, we must focus our eyes on the Lord Jesus Christ. Our Lord is the source of joy. When we attain Him, and follow Him, then surely we will be very joyful under all circumstances. Without the Lord Jesus Christ we cannot attain true joy. Inner joy and peace are from the Lord. … More Joy and Suffering

On Happiness

Everyone wants happiness, but everyone has a different definition of happiness. We are all looking for happiness while it is in our hands, like someone who searches for his glasses, while they are on his nose – Ghandi. Happiness is within a person and it is not about a lifestyle. A man’s happiness exists in … More On Happiness

How do I Pray?

When you pray, you are in the presence of the God. Imagine you meet God at your door? When you pray… Feel the presence of God. Reveal your true sins.  blessed is he who sees his sins! Be filled with the spirit of thankfulness. God gives you every day! Health, movement, peace, food, etc.  Remember … More How do I Pray?

On Fear

“For thou hast been a shelter for me, and a strong tower from the enemy.” (Psalm 61:3) Do not always think about your problems, and the negatives in your life. He who has true faith, is never afraid. We never walk alone because God’s love is with us, his son’s grace protects us, the engagement … More On Fear