The Morning Offering
This is an inspirational daily offering provided by a Russian Orthodox igumen. All-Merciful Saviour Monastery is situated on Vashon Island in the Puget Sound, near Seattle, Washington. The author of this blog is The Very Rev. Tryphon Parsons, abbot of the monastery.
Saint Justin Popovich on Truth
In Christianity truth is not a philosophical concept nor is it a theory, a teaching, or a system, but rather, it is the living theanthropic hypostasis—the historical Jesus Christ (John 14:6). Befor…
My small iconostasis at home. I try to pick up an original icon on every trip to Greece. Have a favourite Orthodox store in Tripolis that sells older icons and I always check this store out at every opportunity. I grew up attending weekly, and I mean weekly, Sunday services where I was surrounded by icons depicting the saints and scenes from the Bible. The Byzantine style of iconography is so very beautiful!