'Christmas' tagged posts

Merry Christmas!

Mary’s Magnificent Song “My soul magnifies the Lord, and my spirit rejoices in God my Savior, for he has looked on the humble estate of his servant.  For behold, from now on all generations will call me blessed; for he who is mighty has done great things for me, and holy is his name. And…

Guide to Fasting – Nativity Fast!

Guide to Fasting: I get so many questions about how to fast:  In response, I am sharing my simple and humble guidance.    For us Orthodox Christians, we are supposed to keep the traditional rules of fasting. Keep the Church’s fasting rule as well as you are able, and then decide on additional disciplines, in consultation…

Nativity Fast – A Message of – “Fear Not”

Baby Jesus Brings the Message of “Not to Be Afraid” Let us enter the “Nativity Fast” with a message for this Christmas!  St. Luke 2:10-11 says, “Fear not, for behold, I bring you good news of great joy that will be for all the people. For unto you is born this day in the city…

A Christmas to Remember!

Let us refocus the purpose of our lives during this Christmas: 1. Slow down to be with God – Make prayer and meditation a priority as we go about our days! God is the same powerful, just, holy God he has always been. True prayer changes us and allows us to participate in God’s work…

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