Life is a journey. Leave your bad attitude and whatever is the cause of your misery behind you. You cannot mix bad wine with good wine. Life is difficult, unexplained and often cruel, and full of mystery but as the Lord said, “I am with you and shall take you there if you walk with me.”
I’m a believer in radical honesty. Only by being honest with ourselves about ourselves can we begin the fight against the father of lies. What this means for art is that honest artists will have much difference experiences and familiarities with particular evils, and that will necessarily effect their portrayal in art. I think that because of this, some artists are called to create messier worlds than others.
This was to be a book about other people. Not about me. I am an Orthodox Christian with a strong tendency to get involved in activism. Being a woman with children, my special interests are women and children. Let me tell you some of the things that keep me awake at night. We are seeing unprecedented rates of anxiety and depression amongst children and teens. Porn use is sky high for boys…
This is a straight-up, bright and shiny, honest request for your financial support. It’s December. You could turn 360 degrees slowly and see a request for donations on every one of the 360 points of view. We know. We know you work hard, and we know you have choices. So here’s our list of 4 big reasons why we believe Ancient Faith Radio is a good place for your year-end donation. 1.…
We Are Orthodoxy was born out of many conversations we’ve had with concerned parents, grandparents, and godparents who are seeing their children grow up and slip away from the Church. Many of these same adults reflexively offer an answer to their own question: “Secularism! The liberal agenda! Temptation!” These answers, unfortunately, always fall flat for one major reason: they didn’t come from young adults themselves.
During this Lenten season, we are all engaged in spiritual struggle of one kind or another, and it seems a good moment to share what I’ve learned in the last five years about the intersection of creativity, struggle, and media publishing. With this goal, I’ve created a list of five hard lessons we all seem to encounter on our way to producing high-quality books and podcasts. If you have already been published, this list will be familiar. If you are still trying to be published, it may be even more familiar! I pray it will be helpful, no matter which side of that fence you occupy.
Think about what happened in Charlottesville, and let us ask ourselves, “Why? Why do we choose to hate others? Why do we choose to hate others whom we don’t even know? Why do we choose to hate entire groups of people?”