Part Five from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. My friend Connie left the following comment and I thought I would address with a whole new post: I thought venerating icons meant kissing them? I don’t know, to me, Greek orthodoxy looks a lot like Catholicism by a different name and using different vocabulary. I am going […]
Part Four from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. Christ did not found a philosophical movement called Christianity, he founded His Church. Then he said that the gates of Hell would not overcome it. From the Orthodox Wiki: The traditional belief in the Church is attested to in the Nicene-Constantinopolitan Creed as the one, holy, catholic and apostolic Church. By […]
But it is clear to me, an ignorant and unlearned layman who merely believes in Him, that Holy Orthodoxy is the root and the truth that He preached and all must return to her or remain divided forever.
Part Three from the “Becoming Orthodox” blog. This is part of a series of posts highlighting reasons why I am converting to the Orthodox Church. These reasons are posted in no particular order. Some are big, important reasons; others may be small, wonderful but non-essential reasons. I hope they offer food for thought. As I […]
I wanted to tell everyone I “found” the Orthodox Church like it was a million dollars! My return to the Orthodox Church was only a beginning of a journey, but at least now I knew the path. I compare it to living on a patch of dirt your whole life and never knowing that right underneath this dirt there is a well with hidden treasures of indescribable beauty.