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 »
Here is a short Orthodox prayer I have translated from Romanian into English: Lord Jesus Christ, Our Lord, God of all mercifulness and graciousness, Who have immeasurable mercy, unspeakable and unending love of people, falling now to Your glory, with fear and trembling, I thank you for the blessings you have given me, Your unworthy • Read More »
There’s an ancient prayer that Catholics recommend us to pray before reading The Bible in order to make of our hearts fruitful soil for the Word of God to take root. The prayer is commonly attributed to St. John Chyrsostom, and can be prayed each time you open up the Bible. While it doesn’t guarantee • Read More »
You’ve decided to pray, pray, and pray some more, until God grants you that one wish that’s been in your heart for years. As time passes, you begin to see things differently and realize how foolish said wish was.