Reflections in Christ

Lenten Reflections

The Sweet Relief of Repentance

“The end is approaching, O my soul – it is approaching! So why do you not care or prepare yourself for it? Arise! The time…

Everyone Loves A Winner

Everyone loves a winner. We celebrate athletes that run and jump, throw and catch better and faster than…

A Good Defense

“...For a good defense before the dread judgment seat of Christ, let us ask of the Lord.” ...

Defending the Synodikon

Recently, on the First Sunday of Great Lent, we read the Synodikon in church—well, actually just a tiny snippet of it…

Taking Lent seriously

The gateway to divine repentance has been opened.  Let us enter eagerly, purified in our bodies and observing…

By the Waters of Babylon

Recently I was finishing up in the altar while the choir was practicing, and I heard them sing (beautifully, as always) the…