The Very Rev. Fr. Tryphon, Abbot of All-Merciful Saviour Monastery on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound near Seattle, Washington, provides meaningful support and authoritative guidance for a profitable spiritual life in today's world.
AFP publications include: The Morning Offering.
Guarding Against Self-Worship
Feb 23, 2017
Don’t let your acts of charity become self-worship Food is a common problem for many people, for food so often fills a void, and becomes a way of comforting oneself when faced with the stresses that…
Feb 22, 2017
Ancestral sin resulted in our inheriting death The fact that we Orthodox do not accept the doctrine of original sin as espoused in the West, does in no way suggest that we do not need to be born again…
Feb 21, 2017
When fasting becomes false piety I once knew a new convert to Orthodoxy who proudly related to me how he had kept the Fast strictly while visiting family for a major holiday feast. He kept strictly the…
Feb 20, 2017
Forgiveness is a two way street Psychologists have often made the observation that the one thing they lack, when it comes to their profession as psychological healers, is the ability to pronounce absolution.…