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The Beauty of Taking the Blame

It’s all too easy to fall into a pattern where I blame everyone else for the way that I am feeling, for my actions, and for my behaviors.
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The Things That I Don't Know

In life, there’s a lot that I don’t know, and there’s a lot that I will never know. So...where’s the solace in all of this?
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A Small Act of Sharing and Caring

I realized how stubborn I was being to not want to answer my mom in the first place. Like, “my faith is personal, and I don’t want to share it with her right now.” Yet I sucked up my pride and decided to share it anyway.
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Learning to Listen and Listening to Learn

In this toxic, politics-ridden, dare I admit it- fallen- world, we all need to learn to listen to each other.
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Christ Comes First

As long as our ministry efforts have different starting points than our Life in Christ, they will never be fully united, nor will they be of Christ.
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Stop Saying it's Okay: A Lesson in Forgiveness

As St. Dionysios showed us, forgiveness does not have to come with the reassurance of saying “it’s okay.” Forgiveness is enough in itself.
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"Sit Up Straight" and Other Reminders

Has anyone ever jabbed their hand in between your shoulder blades as a not-so-subtle reminder to stand up straighter? If not, then congratulations, you probably have good posture. ...
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The Benefits of Time Travel

When I first heard about the app “Timehop,” I had really mixed feelings.   If you haven’t heard of it, it does what it sounds like: hops through time. It pools together a...
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A Home Away from Home Parish

How can you find a parish that feels like home once you've moved away from your home parish?
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Let's Stop Chasing Skinny

Your worldview should not be shaped by the words “fat” and “skinny” and what you see on social media. Your worldview should be shaped by Jesus Christ.
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The Road to Salvation is Full of Honest Criticisms

“You’re wrong,” “you don’t know me well enough,” and “I don’t care what you think” are all things that I’ve said far too often, and things that I don’t want to say anymore.
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The Past Is the Journey to the Present

I’ve been thinking about my past lately, like what exactly has led me to the point in life that I’m at now...
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Friendship Goals: All of the Orthodoxy

The second installment of a three part series regarding friendships that help us find Christ.
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Free to be Twenty-Three

God gives us the freedom to make our own choices, but how do we maintain our responsibility to Him while we do so?
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So, What's Next?

How do we stay still in a world that is constantly pushing us to move forward?
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The Summer When I Fell in Love With My Faith

Of all the opportunities that summer camp affords you, the opportunity to get to know Christ is by far the greatest one.
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Mine! Mine! Mine!

The only way to assure that someone or something will remain yours forever is to never give it your all, never help it grow...which just sounds so terrible, doesn’t it?
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Run, Don't Walk

What are the parallels between being an Orthodox Christian and being a runner? How does one influence the other?
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How I (Almost) Failed at Youth Ministry

There is no perfect model for youth ministry. But many lessons can only come with experience.
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Decisions Aren't Always Yours to Make

When you can’t make your own decisions, what can you do?
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The Highs and Lows of Growing Up

As best I can tell, there are two major challenges to becoming an adult. The first is wanting to be simultaneously older and younger, yet present in the time that I’m in.
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Three Critical Steps to Shape Real Ministry

How can we improve the ministry work we do for youth and young adults? Here are three basic principles that can help us spot (and shape) real ministry.
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