On Faith…

Is it not ironic that no one gets killed when professing a theory – irrespective of how realistic it may or may not be. Yet hundreds of thousands have died for God, in whom they believed without being able to prove His existence: The martyrs testify to the Truth, which is greater than proving it.

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Homily for Pentecost Sunday

(June 3rd, 2012) Today, in our great and Holy Orthodox Church – around the world – we read the Gospel of John1 on this beautiful Sunday of Pentecost. The Christian message of Pentecost is of the descent of the Spirit – the fulfillment of the Father’s love, Christ’s promise, and the Spirit’s presence and role…

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On Courage…

“Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point.” C.S. Lewis, 1898-1963 British Scholar and Novelist “Be strong, and let us fight bravely for our people and the cities of our God. The LORD will do what is good in his sight.” 1 Chronicles 19:13 [On…

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On Truth…

Blessed and thrice blessed are those who are considered as bronze in the eyes of others because of sinister declarations made by the ill-willed when, in truth, they are worth twenty-four karat pure gold. Woe and thrice woe to the bronze that certain people shine in order to fool the world into thinking it is…

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