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Now faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen
Hidden Things
It never ceases to astound me what a striking contrast exists between earthly events and their interpretation based on worldly knowledge, and the understanding of these same events based on heavenly wisdom and knowledge. So great is this contrast that even where two people are witnesses to the same words [...]

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By faith we understand that the worlds were framed by the word of God, so that the things which are seen were not made of things which are visible
Beyond All Ages, Times and Places
In this disposable age there is an obsession for labelling everything 'new.' The word 'new' has become synonymous with the words 'different', 'better' and 'improved.' But the meaning given to the word 'new' equally and correspondingly devalues what is 'old'. Old is rendered redundant because its commercial opportunity has been [...]
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The Dog Is Better Than I
Whilst debating the issue of relationships a young woman who was arguing in favour of multiple relationships in place of monogamous relationships stated "We have ascended from the Apes not from fallen Angels." Another woman also defending her pro-multiple relationships stance used evolution to justify her position. In both cases [...]
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Inquiring and Acquiring Knowledge
People often ask, what will I do with my life? It is good to ask this question; But the answer always lies with us, for if we desire a meaningful and fruitful life we must strive to continuously come closer to God. God provides us with everything that we should [...]
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What Is Truth
True justice cannot be achieved through words. Injustice comes from the failure of man to come to the knowledge of the truth, and then by faith to live by it. Injustice occurs when the truth is denied. This happens because there are times when the cost of maintaining the truth [...]
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Heaven On Earth
The Orthodox Church is Truth. The Orthodox Church contains no human innovation, but the Word of God. In her there is no place for opinions, only the active and divine inspiration of God. All that we see of her, visible and invisible, hear and touch, her fragrance and her taste, [...]
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The Light Shines in the Darkness
Since the beginning of time when God created heaven and earth He commanded that there be light (Genesis 1:3). This light was divided from the sphere of darkness and the day was divided from the sphere of night. This pattern of day and night has continued without fail since Creation. [...]
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Life of the Soul
Union with God, Healing and the Resurrection "Life of the soul" said St Gregory Palamas (14th Century) is union with God, "as life of the body is union with the soul." When the body is separated from the soul it ceases to live. In the same way the soul that [...]
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Customised Religion
Some people would like to see changes introduced to Orthodoxy without first understanding or realising its treasure. For these people the Church is seen as ancient, institutionalised, highly ritualised and irrelevant to their experience of the modern age. Orthodoxy for these people is not suitable because it is not custom [...]
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Preparing for Life
In all centres of learning be they schools, tertiary institutions and the like, there comes a time when the students reach the end of their studies and are examined for what they have learned throughout their course or school year. During this time of preparation, the blessing of the Priest [...]
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