More on Dispassion
Fr. Richard explains that "suffering" is slavery to something outside ourselves, and that "dispassion" is a lack of suffering—the quality of not being enslaved to external impulses.
The Ministry of Suffering
Fr. Richard explains that chronic pain and illness are not a detour from real life, but rather the very path that leads to real life.
Sermons at St. Nicholas:
Where is God in My Suffering?
The role of God in suffering has long been questioned: trials, tribulations, wars, sickness, death - Where is God? Why would He allow it? Fr Thomas reminds us that, though…