Happy Apple Day, 2020!

Yesterday was International Apple Day, and no, I’m not talking about the company. October 21st is the day when we celebrate one of the most popular, nutritious and delicious fruits around the world: the apple. The heart and soul of Apple Day are supporting the genetic diversity of Apple Orchards not being consumed by monoculture • Read More »


Conflict Resolution Day, 2020

The Bible teaches us to love peace and to live in harmony. In the Beatitudes from The Sermon on the Mount, Jesus blessed the peacemakers and mentioned that they will be called “Sons of God” (Matthew 5:9). This is one of the reasons why I think that everyone, and Christians in particular, should observe Conflict • Read More »


The Jesus Prayer according to Christian Orthodox Elders

The Jesus Prayer is one of the most important prayers in Orthodoxy, and its repetition throughout the day is recommended by many of the Orthodox Fathers. Below is a compilation of videos presenting the opinions of several Christian Orthodox Elders about the Jesus Prayer. In the comments section, I invite you to share your thoughts • Read More »


October 1st 2020 – what are you celebrating today?

October 1st seems to be a very popular day. Lots of things seem to be “disputing” their primacy over October 1st. According to various internet sources, World Vegetarian Day, International Coffee Day, Nigeria’s Independence Day, CD Player Day, the feast day of St. Thérèse of Lisieux (in the Catholic Church) and Bring Your Bible To • Read More »