In which I confess that I am a worm, and not a man. Lord, have mercy.
Christ is risen! Yesterday, we celebrated St. Pachomius. While scrolling though the daily readings, this name popped out to me. It was last year, while reading through On the Jesus Prayer by St. Ignatius Brianchaninov that I came across a very simple prayer rule: "An Angel of God taught St. Pachomius the Great a rule … Continue reading St. Pachomius’ Prayer Rule
A few reflections on what I love about Orthodoxy, as well as some things that still make me uneasy as I continue to draw closer to the Church.
May Was Crazy I feel like I owe you all an apology. You see, I love writing and I love exploring Orthodoxy. I also love sharing that exploration with all of you. But this past month has been crazy. Mothers' Day This year, Mothers' Day was going to be rather quiet. My mother was on … Continue reading What A Month!
I’ve come to a realization. When I started looking into Orthodoxy, I did so as a Reformed Christian following proudly in the tradition of Calvin, Luther, Whitefield, Warfield, Spurgeon, Machen, and many others. Years ago I had a desire to be the next big thing in the world of Reformed Polemics (I even had a … Continue reading It’s Time