the abundant love of God

the abundant love of God

“God loves us more than a father, mother friend or more than any else could love, and even more than we are able to love ourselves.” Saint John...

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have mercy on us

have mercy on us

  We have one sword, the Prayer of Jesus.  It is said, strike the unseen enemies with this sword, for there is no more powerful weapon, either in Heaven or on earth. Saint Barsanuphius Living Without Hypocrisy, Spiritual Counsels of the Holy Elders of...

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echinacea

echinacea

Echinacea, also known as coneflower, is a down to earth all american wildflower.  It’s natural habitat is the midwest plains, the open meadows and prairies of the United States, but now it’s such a popular perennial you can find it dotting the landscape in many gardens. My own family has grown it for years, not for it’s medicinal qualities, but because it is hardy, drought resistant, comes back every year and most importantly,...

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love one another

love one another

  The Lord Jesus personally gives us the commandment to love one another, so that by consoling one another with mutual love, we may lighten the sorrowful and narrow way of  our journey to the heavenly country. Saint Seraphim of...

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