It is very, very dangerous to commune without the proper preparation.
The Window of our Soul
If the window of our soul is clean, then light comes in and illumines all things.
Under the Grapevine:
Prepare O Bethlehem / Royal Monastic 12-13
90. Book 1: Prepare, O Bethlehem: The Feast of the Nativity, illustrated for children by Niko Chocheli (St Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2000) (5.16 mins)
Book 2: Royal Monastic, Princess Ileana of Romania: The Story of…
‘Twas the Night of Nativity
Just a few more weeks until the Nativity feast. With the fast, the shopping, the preparations ... how are you doing? Let us prepare? Yes. But regardless of how prepared we…
Life of the Church Today:
Fixing a Hole Where the Rain Came In
Are we as Orthodox Christians doing enough to fill the vacuum that the radical ideology of San Bernardino thrives on? Perhaps our own lack of spiritual fortitude is part of…