Monthly Archives: March 2013

It Really Happened

“Nero could not, by any means he tried, escape from the charge that the fire (in the city of Rome AD 64) had been caused by his orders. He therefore turned the accusation against the Christians, and the most cruel … Continue reading

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Orthodox Generosity

An Orthodox man said the following when asked how he viewed other Christian churches and movements: ‘we believe we know where the Spirit of God is, but we do not know where He is not.’ It is healthy to firmly … Continue reading

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The Mother of Quiet

“For what purpose did Christ go up into the mountains? To teach us that loneliness and retirement is good when we are to pray to God…For the wilderness is the mother of quiet; it is a calm and a harbor, … Continue reading

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