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Daily Meditations: March

The Third Thursday of Great Lent: Who is Unaware of the Stream? & One Heart that Seems Two »

March 31st, 2016    Posted in Daily Meditations

Who is Unaware of the Stream? You would be a blasphemer if you were to say that every believer receives and possesses the Spirit without knowing or recognizing the fact. Yes, you would! You would be accusing Christ of lying when he said: ‘The water that I shall give will become in him a spring of water welling up to eternal life.’ and again: ‘Out of his heart shall flow […]

The Third Wednesday of Great Lent: Made in the Image of the Trinity we can attain to his Likeness & The Willing Slave of the Spirit »

March 30th, 2016    Posted in Daily Meditations

Made in the Image of the Trinity we can attain to his Likeness The image of God is revealed in us by means of the threefold division of our internal make-up. The Godhead is adored in three Persons: Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Similarly, three parts can be seen in the image formed in accordance with this model, namely in the human being who adores him, who has made everything […]

The Third Tuesday of Great Lent: Loose Words lead to Lewd Acts & We need Guidance on the Way »

March 29th, 2016    Posted in Daily Meditations

Loose Words lead to Lewd Acts Filthy talk makes us feel comfortable with filthy action. But the one who knows how to control the tongue is prepared to resist the attacks of lust. We have to be clear as to what is filthy or lustful. The parts of our body involved in sexual union are not base, the embrace of the married couple is not base, nor are the words […]

The Third Monday of Great Lent: God Tests us by our Conscience & The Wolves of Anger »

March 28th, 2016    Posted in Daily Meditations

God Tests us by our Conscience The tree of life represents the Holy Spirit dwelling in the hearts of the faithful, as St Paul says: ‘Do you not know that your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit within you?’ [1 Cor. 6:19] The tree of knowledge of good and evil represents our senses which produce contrasting fruits: pleasure and pain. Each of these is divided again into two: […]

Feast of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Theotokos »

March 25th, 2016    Posted in Daily Meditations

INTRODUCTION The Feast of the Annunciation of Our Most Holy Lady, the Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary is celebrated on March 25 each year. The Feast commemorates the announcement by the Archangel Gabriel to the Virgin Mary that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, the Son of God, would become incarnate and enter into this world through her womb. BIBLICAL STORY The biblical story of the Feast of the Annunciation is found in the […]