Category Archives: Prayer

Kids Singing with Fr. Joseph and his Mandolin

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Seeing Yourself

Stephanos had once described to me how, one day, during a state of deep prayer, he foolishly asked God to reveal to him how he actually looked spiritually. That invocation triggered in Stephanos a negative mystical experience that led him … Continue reading

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Fr. Maximos on the Jesus Prayer

“Lord Jesus Christ, the Son of God, have mercy on me, a sinner.” ~ “The Jesus Prayer, Father Maximos told me earlier, is the most powerful way of contacting God. It fills the mind with grace as the person keeps … Continue reading

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Sacred Space

Kyriacos Markides mentions a discussion he had with two colleagues and friends in Maine: After an evening talk on Eastern Orthodoxy at the Orono Methodist Church, the organizers and I walked to the local pub to continue our discussion related … Continue reading

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