Psychotherapy or the Sacrament of Confession?

Even risking to offend the snobs, I'm going to start by saying that psychotherapy, in my opinion, it’s not just a “cool thing”, but a necessity. And I think in the same way about the Church’s Sacrament of Confession. Why? The Drama of Contemporary Men...

What We Need to Know When Buying Orthodox...

Whether it's about starting a family, a new job, a special event in our lives, or we just want to make someone a gift, buying an icon is always a special event. The icon expresses, through its contours and colors, great theological teachings, which the...

Three Saint Hierarchs – Basil the Great, Gregory...

Every year, on January 30th, the Orthodox Church celebrates the hierarchs Basil the Great, Gregory of Nazianzus (Theologian) and John Chrysostom (Golden Chrysostom). Even though each of these saints has his own day of feast , the need for this celebration arose as a result...

Who is God?

If you have asked questions about God, it is good to know that you are not alone. If you have come to the conclusion that you have not understood much or do not know too much, you are not the only ones, as well. Mystics...

On Miracles

There is a time when we start believing that we have seen them all, that we know them all, and therefore nothing could surprise us. But is it so? God has come.When we hear about extraordinary things, we raise skeptics from our eyebrows, but when...

Providence or Destiny?

Probably, every one of us has heard at one point the phrase, "What is written for you, is going to happen to you!" or "That's how it was his fate!" Then, we also have to cope with those who tell us that our lives...

On “Universe” or “Infinite Intelligence”

At every beginning of the year, everyone sets goals for the coming year. Whether one does this on the night of the year, with a glass of champagne in one’s hand, whether one is alone and meditating or discussing with his family, friends or...

The Gathering of Saint John the Baptist

In the Romanian folklore there is conviction that St. John the Baptist is the "godfather" of Christ (because he was the one who baptized Him) and the one who helps the children not to die without being baptized. It is an original interpretation of...

Baptism of Our Lord Jesus Christ or the...

Most of the time, when we talk about the feast of the Epiphany, we refer to the consecration of water. However, this is only a part of the significance of this especially valuable holiday for Christianity. At least two arguments support the importance of this...

The Spirit of Holidays

If it is December, then it is the hunting season for gifts. No Hollywood settings, no happy ending stories over the fiery winter background. Just nerves, fear that "you can not catch anything" and guilt that "you woke up too late." Does that mean...