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The Problem with Guilt and Shame

Awareness of our own sin can lead to guilt and shame. Instead, Christ calls us to a life of hope and joy in repentance.
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Why Orthodox Christians Should Do Their Genealogy

The theology of the Orthodox Church makes a good case for why every Orthodox Christian should study his or her family history.
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Giving Thanks Even During the Holidays

The holidays can be a challenge for many of us. Here are three things that we can do to give thanks when we struggle to find the words.
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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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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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Strength in Weakness

In times of temptation, when we can only focus on our own imperfection or limitations, here are three ways to find strength in our weakness.
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Remember The Good

We can’t spend our lives simply running from sin; that’s incomplete. The more important (not to mention easy and fulfilling) thing is to spend our lives running towards Christ.
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Why I'm Glad I Used To Be a Protestant - Afterfeast of Theophany

As we stand at the beginning of the New Year and look toward the Future, perhaps we will not be able to make a good beginning if we cannot be grateful for the past.
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Living with Gratitude

Sometimes we take important things for granted and this can keep us from living with gratitude.
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