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The Morning Offering

Commentary on Orthodox Living
  1. MONASTERIES
    Centers for Spiritual Healing Monastics are an integral part of the Church and should not be seen as independent of the Church Universal. Monks are bound by the same Gospel as other Christians and need to avail themselves to the missionary and pastoral needs of the Church, as needed. Although a primary role of monasticism is to be found in…

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  2. SILENCE
    Entering into the Silence All Orthodox Christians are aware of the importance of prayer, fasting, and almsgiving, in our journey to God. These three practices are at the heart of the Great Lenten Fast for all practicing Orthodox Christians, but we all should make these the heart of our everyday life throughout the year. Prayer is our way of communicating…

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  3. DADS
    On Being a Good Father I’ll forever be grateful for the love and support I received from my father. My dad never let a day pass without assuring his two sons of his love and acceptance. Albert Parsons always imaged to his sons the importance of living an honest life, and being kind to everyone. Generous almost to a fault,…

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  5. THE PROBLEM OF EVIL
    Darkness Does Not Exist in Its Own Right Our Orthodox Christian theology views evil not as a primeval essence that is co-eternal and equal to God, but rather a falling away from good. Evil does not exist in and of itself, and was not created by God. Our Orthodox Church rejects the Gnostic teaching that the entirety of being is…

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