Friday, August 28, 2009
"Teach me to act firmly and wisely, without embittering and embarrassing others," says the morning prayer of Metropolitan Philaret of Moscow. So, does that include our children? Molly Sabourin catches herself forgetting that fact.
Wednesday, August 26, 2009
On a new The Orthodox Moviegoer, Bobby Maddex reviews The Big Kahuna (2000), directed by John Swanbeck and starring Kevin Spacey, Danny DeVito, and Peter Facinelli.
The Scriptures instruct us to "redeem the time, for the days are evil," but how do we do so? In this introduction to his new series on the sanctification of time—found in his podcast Singing the Triumphal Hymn—Fr. John Finley explains that it is one thing to remember the dates and times of feasts, but quite another to understand them.
On a new American Orthodox History, host Matthew Namee begins the story of Fr. Ingram Nathaniel Irvine, the first American "celebrity" to convert to the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Tuesday, August 25, 2009
Is almsgiving just about money? In this new installment of The Opinionated Tailor, part of an ongoing series on "discipline," Kh. Krista West explores how almsgiving teaches us to let go.