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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Revere the Lord with your whole being, and honor his priests – The Book of Sirach 7:29 In the Tewahedo Orthodox Church, Priesthood is an esteemed and honorable gift granted by God. As our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ said, “You did not choose Me, but I chose you and appointed you that you should go and bear fruit, and that your fruit should remain” (John 15:16). The Scripture is clear, no… Read More

There was a professor of philosophy who was a deeply committed atheist. His primary goal for one required class was to spend the entire semester proving that God couldn’t exist. His students were always afraid to argue with him because of his impeccable logic. Sure, some had argued in class at times, but no one had ever really gone against him because of his reputation. At the end of every semester on… Read More

Early in the nineteenth century, the King of Prussia, Frederick William III, found his nation in great trouble. He had been attempting to bring prosperity to his land, but constant wars had drained the treasury. After prayerful consideration, he wrote an open letter to the women of Prussia asking them voluntarily to bring their silver and gold to be melted down. He offered a small token of appreciation to anyone who contributed…. Read More

An elderly carpenter was ready to retire. He told his employer-contractor of his plans to leave the house-building business to live a more leisurely life with his wife and enjoy his extended family. He would miss the paycheck each week, but he wanted to retire. They could get by.  The contractor was sorry to see his good worker go and asked if he could build just one more house as a personal… Read More

I hope this adds a little laughter or at least a smile to your day…Enjoy! Death came to a guy and said,”My friend today is your day…”. The guy said,”But I am not ready!”. Then death said,”Well your name is the next on my list…”. So the guy told death,”Ok why don’t you take a seat and I will get you something to eat before we go?”. Then death said,”All right…”. The… Read More

The following is a wonderful story, which shows the basic dynamics of good and evil. Enjoy!  A woman enjoyed the practice of baking bread for members of her family. She also made an extra one for a hungry passerby. She kept the extra bread on the window sill, for whosoever would take it away. Everyday, a hunchback came and took away the bread. Instead of expressing gratitude, he muttered the following words as he went… Read More

Back in the fifteenth century, in a tiny village near Nuremburg, lived a family with eighteen children. Eighteen! In order merely to keep food on the table for this mob, the father and head of the household, a goldsmith by profession, worked almost eighteen hours a day at his trade and any other paying chore he could find in the neighborhood. Despite their seemingly hopeless condition, two of Albrecht Durer the Elder’s children… Read More