On Going It Alone

by Angela Doll Carson Next in our series on women coming into the Orthodox faith without their husbands, this article is actually an excerpt from Chapter 9 of Angela's book, Nearly Orthodox, which you can purchase from Ancient Faith Publishing, and from Amazon. Our thanks to Angela for allowing us to republish it. Buy her book as a way of saying thanks! Follow: On Going It Alone The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. —Thomas Merton The hardest part of the journey, harder than the struggles with prayer and fasting, harder than figuring out … [Read more...]