Stillness


Dostoevsky twice mentions St. Isaac the Syrian in The Brother Karamazov and Christopher Columbus’ son took a translation of his homilies when traveling with his father as a companion. Outside of Orthodox Church circles, few know of him or his writings on Stillness and the spiritual life. A friend of...

The scent of God on my breath


We had a great time in the Diocesan House Chapel of the Holy Angels today for our weekly Eucharist. It was the transferred feast of Andrei Rublev, monk and iconographer, so we opened a box of rose scented Turkish Delight so that the chapel was filled with the fragrance of...

mortal translation from life to life


I am beginning to noodle around with thoughts and designs for my next exhibit of clay art. I have been thinking and working on it for a year now and having settled the theology with my friend James Reho – Chaplain to General Seminary, I am ready to begin the...