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How can God be inside man? – St. Nikolai (Velimirovic)

November 9th, 2009 No Comments

orantaTo a soldier of a student’s brigade who asks how God can be inside man

You asked somebody, “where is God?” And you got an answer that God is inside you. And you marvel at this answer. How can that be?

Kind of like light in a room, or like fire in a; stove. When you are able to feel God within you, you will feel and know that He is inside you, but you will not be able to explain it to someone else. But you will look for images in nature and then you will speak to the other person as I speak to you: God is within me like light in a room, or… Continue reading

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Gladsome Light Bookstore

March 12th, 2009 2 Comments

We are proud to announce the opening of the Gladsome Light Bookstore. We have prepared for you a large selection of books on Christian Orthodox Faith. The proceeds will help the ministry of Gladsome Light Dialogues. Our categories are:
  • Church History
  • Holy Fathers
  • Dogmatics
  • Biblical Study
  • On Family Life
  • Liturgics/Sacraments
  • Lives of the Saints
  • Desert Fathers
  • On Prayer
  • Ethics/Bioethics
  • Orthodox Psychotherapy
  • Canon Law
  • Contemporary Theology
  • Contemporary Fathers
  • Christian Art: Icons/Architecture
  • Byzantine Music
  • Video
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Daily Bible readings and the Holy Fathers

November 13th, 2008 No Comments

I recently came across this impressive book that features a collection of daily Bible readings according to the Orthodox Ecclesiastical Calendar. So far nothing exciting, there are many like this. What is unique about this book is that it features commentaries from the Orthodox Fathers. This makes it a unique daily companion for the Orthodox seeker of divine knowledge.

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Quotes on Anger from the Holy Fathers

November 6th, 2008 1 Comment

I found this quotes on the website of St. Nicholas Russian Orthodox Church in McKinney, TX Do not let the sun go down on the anger of your brother (Eph. 4:26); that is, let no one be angry and enraged against his brother until the setting of the sun. REF:Elder Ephraim of Philotheou Mount Athos, "Counsels from the Holy Mountain"

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