On Truth and Love

Below the reader will find the work of St. Theophan the Recluse, "On Truth and Love." On some of my social media accounts, I posted the recent statement from the Synod of the OCA, "On Same-Sex Relations and Sexual Identity." In it, Glory to God, the Synod upholds Orthodox teaching. It was striking to me …

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On Truth, Love, and Judgment

“Speaking the truth in love, may we grow up in all things into Him who is the head, Christ” (Ephesians 4:15). Truth and love may never be separated. “God is love” proclaims the holy theologian John (cf. 1 Jn. 4:8). Our Lord proclaims, “I am the Way, the Truth, and the Life” (cf. Jn. 14:6). …

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Enough is Enough, It’s Time to Revolt!

Ascending The Cross

Brothers and sisters, I beg your forgiveness in that I should have written this letter a long time ago. There is “nothing new under the sun”[i] as the teacher of wisdom tells us. Nevertheless, I have felt an urgency for some time, and it seems that now is the precise time to tell you. I do not seek to rouse in you a sense of fear or anxiety, but rather to contemplate these words and with prayer and fasting decide your role, not only in the future but the now.

The last couple of years have revealed to us that the world and those who are of it have are lovers of self, “covetous, boasters, proud, blasphemers, disobedient, unthankful, unholy, without natural affection, trucebreakers, false accusers, incontinent, fierce, despisers of those that are good, traitors, heady, high-minded, lovers of pleasures more than lovers of God; Having a form of…

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Green Pass to the Abyss: Mass Surveillance and Technocratic Slavery

“Everyone will now become his own prison guard,” Jacques Attali. In April of 2021, I penned an article entitled, Health Passports, Economic Coercion, and the Number of a Man. In that post, I addressed the clear and looming agenda of “health passports.” Sadly, the article is still very relevant. I wish it were not and …

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The Age of the man-god

“… You will be like gods ...” (cf. Gen. 3:7). As in the beginning, humanity was led away to its own self-imposed degradation through a desire to transcend – through its own power – the state in which God had created it, so this same primal temptation will also be a primary factor in our …

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A Kingdom Not of This World

“My Kingdom is not of this world ...” (Jn. 18:36). The “world is the general name for all the passions, when we wish to call the passions by a general name, we call them the world,” teaches St. Issac the Syrian. Thus, the Kingdom of our Lord is not OF this fallen order of sinfulness. …

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