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Looking for a substantial meal for Saturday of Lazarus or Palm Sunday? This is definitely "Company Worthy."
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Perfect for coffee hour or Lenten pot lucks. 
When you need a fasting dessert for coffee hour or have unexpected company coming to your door during advent, Halva is perfect when you need a quick dessert. The ingredients for Halva are simple: sugar, water, cinnamon stick, orange peel, oil, cream of wheat and almonds (optional.) This Halva is not the sesame dessert you …
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Matthew 6 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothes? 26 Look at the birds of the air...
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I’m home with a cold.  It’s a crummy day. Usually my day is me trying to do as many things as I can, all at the same time.  To say I've perfected multitasking would be stretching any understanding of its implicati...
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  Teach me to treat all that comes to me throughout the day with peace of soul, and with the firm conviction that Thy will governs all. Lately I've been waking up with brilliant ideas, only to realize after I fully wake, ...
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With the cool fall weather, this smooth hearty meatball soup will warm you up. Euvarelakia (meatballs) are made with low-fat beef and rice in a velvety soup from an avgolemono (egg-lemon) base. It is sure to be a new family favorite. I start with my filling recipe for DOLMATHES (stuffed grape leaves.) It’s a good …
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Koliva is made for the Orthodox Memorial Services. These services are held on anniversaries of the departed and on Saturday of the Souls.
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  Do not desire many things-- more than you have, that which is far away.   Rather, seek to take care of what you have so as to sanctify it. - Gerontissa Gavrielia     This quote from Mother Gavrielia has comforted me...
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What happens to the body at death? Deacon Mark Barna was always uncomfortable with embalming, and this led him to learn about natural burial.
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And you shall command the children of Israel that they bring you pure oil of pressed olives for the light, to cause the lamp to burn continually (Exodus 27.20)   As a child, I remember always having an olive oil vigil lamp...
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As a child, I always had an olive oil vigil lamp to light up the icons in my room. It was comforting.
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The Meaning of Pain in Our Lives
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Apart from the suffering that it causes, pain also has positive effects for our earthly life and development.

How to Make Koliva for Memorial Services
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Koliva is made for the Orthodox Memorial Services. These services are held on anniversaries of the departed and on Saturday of the Souls.

Halva: A Delicious Fasting Dessert
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When you need a fasting dessert for coffee hour or have unexpected company coming to your door during advent, Halva is perfect when you need

"We are called to act on our beliefs."
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Have you seen the movie "Selma" yet? Were you moved by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s Christian conviction about non-violent protest?

It's House Blessing Season
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It's the day after Epiphany and we have not only returned to our regularly scheduled fasting practices but we have also entered into the bel

Vasilopita
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Learn how to make Vasilopita cake—and the meaning behind it!

Three Reasons Believing in Santa Helps Kids
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I know many people who refuse to tell their kids about Santa but I hope you’ll consider the broader benefits of a Santa Christmas.

Interview with His Eminence Metropolitan Joseph
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Fr. Christopher Metropulos, the Executive Director of the Orthodox Christian Network, interviewed Metropolitan Joseph. Watch the video.

Reducing Stress
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Has stress affected your health and well being? Dr. Randa Anderson tells us how to properly deal with stress in this interview.

Orthodoxy in Romania
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Many Americans hear “Romania” and immediately think of Dracula. In fact, you’ll learn that Romania is a thriving Orthodox country.

Every Time I Do My Cross
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Every Time I Do My Cross, a thirty-page hardcover book, is new to children’s book shelves. I loved this book before I ever read it. The auth

Keep Christ in Christmas
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Are you struggling to keep Christ in Christmas? Has Santa Claus choked out the memory of St. Nicholas?

Greek Loukoumades Are Easier Than You Think.
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I never had much luck with breads or dough. My yeast never did what it was supposed to do. It seemed my yeast was spoiled or my water was to

What Makes God Happy?
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Have you ever been happy to see someone? Today I was happy to see someone, a few someones. We were in Liturgy this morning for Thanksgiving

The Secret to Wanting Less
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Do not desire many things-- more than you have, that which is far away. Rather, seek to take care of what you have so as to sanctify it. - G

Life Lived Simply
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When it comes to life simply lived, no one does it better than the monks and nuns of the Orthodox Church.

Life Simply Lived
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Matthew 6 25 “Therefore I tell you, do not worry about your life, what you will eat or drink; or about your body, what you will wear. Is not

Christmas for Toddlers
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We are busy. busy with preparations for Thanksgiving but I know many of you will want to start celebrating Christmas on Friday. I try to wai

Christmas Cards On Sale Now
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Send your hundreds of friends the cheap Christmas cards from the Super Stores, But send your favorite people a card from V's Cardbox. The Th

In Love with Excess
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Randa Anderson, a member of the Orthodox Christian Counseling Institute in Chicago, talks with Fr. Chris about our infatuation with excess.