Spiritual subjects

Newton on the resurrection of the dead

Once the famous scientist Newton was asked:  - How is it possible that the dead bodies, long ago corrupted, could become again bodies of their own souls? Instead of replying to this, the famous scientist threw some tiny iron particles on the ground, and then asked his speakers: – Who could separate these iron particles…

A slightly different approach to the Ukrainian issue

Lately there have been many things written about the Ukrainian autocephaly, most of them by the Russian Church, which seemed to have mobilized its entire communication system in order to persuade the Orthodox world that it has the right. But, unfortunately, this attempt –which I would like to believe is not purposely and unwilling –…

“By denying the Ecumenical Patriarchate, you deny the source of your existence”

A few hours ago (14th September 2018), the Synod of the Moscow Patriarchy declared its decision to cease mentioning the name of the Ecumenical Patriarch during the Divine Liturgy, and consequently, the co-serving with the clergy of the Ecumenical Throne. It is not the first time that the daughter – the Russian Church, does something…

I wanted to change the world

When I was a young man, I wanted to change the world. I found it was difficult to change the world, so I tried to change my nation. When I found I couldn't change the nation, I began to focus on my town. I couldn't change the town and as an older man, I tried…

The hedgehogs

It was the coldest winter ever. Many animals died because of the cold. The hedgehogs, realizing the situation, decided to group together to keep warm. This way they covered and protected themselves; but the quills of each one wounded their closest companions. After awhile, they decided to distance themselves one from the other and they…

Don’t hate the sinner

Don’t hate the sinner, because we are all more or less guilty. And if you accidentally, for the grace of God, turn against him, you better mourn him. And why do you hate him? Maybe you hate his sins? But you have to pray for him, so that you become like Christ, Who did not…