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Friday of Cheese-fare. Behold, I Am the Handmaiden of the Lord »

February 24th, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

And Mary said, ”Behold, I am the handmaiden of the Lord; let it be to me according to your word.” Luke 1:38 (Gospel of the Feast of the Annunciation-March 25) If you were to divide the history of the world into chapters, the first chapter would be about the Creation of the World. In this chapter, the human race lived in complete harmony with its Creator, in an almost “god-like” […]

Thursday of Cheese-fare. He Had to Become Like Us in Every Way »

February 23rd, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Therefore, He had to be made like His brethren in every respect, so that He might become a merciful and faithful high priest in the service of God, to make expiation for the sins of the people. For because He Himself has suffered and been tempted, He is able to help those who are tempted. Hebrews 2: 17-18 (Epistle on the Feast of the Annunciation-March 25) When mankind fell through […]

Wednesday of Cheese-fare. Your Soul is the Most Valuable Thing You Have »

February 22nd, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Jesus said, ”For what does it profit a man, to gain the whole world and forfeit his (soul)? For what can a man give in return for his (soul)?” Mark 8:36-37 (Gospel of the Third Sunday of Lent-Sunday of the Holy Cross) Every time I read the Gospel verse I quote today, I am always disappointed by translation of one word, which fundamentally changes the meaning of the verse. In […]

Tuesday of Cheese-fare. Being a Good Friend »

February 21st, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

And when Jesus returned to Capernaum after some days, it was reported that He was at home. And many were gathered together, so that there was no longer room for them, not even about the door; and He was preaching the word to them. And they came, bringing to Him a paralytic carried by four men. And when they could not get near Him because of the crowd, they removed […]

Monday of Cheese-fare. Come and See What! »

February 20th, 2017    Posted in Daily Meditations

Philip found Nathanael and said to him, “We have found Him of whom Moses in the law and also the prophets wrote, Jesus of Nazareth, the son of Joseph.” Nathanael answered him, “Can anything good come out of Nazareth?” Philip said to him, “Come and see.” John 1:45-46 (Gospel on the Sunday of Orthodoxy) We have all had the experience of being invited somewhere. When we accept an invitation, it […]

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