Orthodoxy and Presidential Politics

              “Our President, civil authorities, and armed forces, the Lord God remember in His Kingdom, always, now and ever, and unto ages of ages.”  No matter who is president , what party controls what offices, or how American troops are being deployed at the moment, we pray this petition in the Great Entrance.  We praying for their salvation and for the Lord’s will to be accomplished for and through them.  My Romanian…

Male and Female in God’s Image

            It’s unfortunate when we become so focused on the symptoms of a problem that we ignore its underlying causes.  Some Christian rhetoric on same-sex marriage has done precisely that and has failed as a result to transcend the dynamics of conventional partisan politics.   Instead of illuminating the unique glory of the life-giving union of husband and wife as an icon of the Holy Trinity and of the  salvation of the world,…