Pascha Of Beauty

Many years ago, I was a convert of the Eastern Orthodox Church and my favourite time of the year was the Lenten/Paschal season. It is a powerful and beautiful time to remember and honour the life of Christ;...

Religion VS Relationship

You’ve probably heard that neat little saying before, “Christianity is not a religion; it’s a relationship.” It’s true enough, I think, in the sense that as a religion Christianity is about forming a personal...

Is It Foolish To Pray?

Some people might say that it is foolish to pray because they are uncertain that there is a God while others pray, but ask for imprudent treasures or for outcomes of irrational requests. So, is it foolish to...

From Out Of The Ashes

“To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven;” Ecclesiastes 3:1 (NKJV) There have been few moments in my life where I could feel my world change. Often, when I thought it should feel...

Lost And Found Faith

As a child, I had perfect faith; that unquestioning, never-doubting love and trust. It was the innocence of a perfect world wrapped in God’s warm hug. Light was everywhere to be my guide. Sure, sometimes...

Pascha Of Beauty

Many years ago, I was a convert of the Eastern Orthodox Church and my favourite time of the year was the Lenten/Paschal season. It is a powerful and beautiful time to remember and honour the life of Christ; yet, while...

A Practical Faith

Faith can be defined in many different ways. Some people tie their faith to religion while others embrace a more universal truth. Faith is directly connected to action regardless of what or who you believe in. It is...

Religion VS Relationship

You’ve probably heard that neat little saying before, “Christianity is not a religion; it’s a relationship.” It’s true enough, I think, in the sense that as a religion Christianity is about forming a personal...

A New Year Is Nothing To Fear

I’m not angry. I’m not filled with hatred. I am filled to the brim with a sadness that I have not felt in a very long time. Election Night and the days after have left me feeling empty, lost and fearful. Let me be...