Deacon Ted Brinegar explores and explains the Gospel for the day in connection with the Ladder of Divine Ascent, St John of Climacus' classic text.
Glory to Jesus Christ! [Glory forever!]
So here we are, entering into the second half of the fast. I don’t know about all of you, but often at this stage of the game, I’m often frustrated with myself a little bit for the lack of progress in working on the things that I want to work on, and we were reminded last week of kind of the pivot point in the Fast, that the way that we do this is to take up our cross, to deny ourselves and follow after him.…