In Patience, Possess Ye Your Souls

by Alf Siewers I was many years in coming to the Orthodox Church.  In spite of my many sins and willfulness to the contrary, God kept nudging and guiding me.  Although my family was blessed with a strong Christian heritage, I was raised in an intellectual atmosphere that was essentially hostile toward Christianity, and any […]

A Journalist’s Journey

by Alfred Kentigern Pavlos Siewers When I was covering airplane crashes and other tragedies major or minor for the Chicago Sun-Times, at the scene of such events or crimes or other suffering I would often pray and ask myself “How can I be of service, Lord?” I was very unworthy in my efforts. Despite a […]