Toward an Orthodox Theology of Beauty

Posted onAugust 12, 2016 | by: Daniel Rice | 0 comments

Why is beauty important to the Church, and to the worship of Jesus Christ? First, beauty is a metaphor for God Himself. Beauty is related to first things. It itself is a second thing, but it points to the only first thing that exists. Beauty points toward God. God is beautiful. Because of this beauty, in and of itself, is a good thing. It is only when any second thing takes the place of the first thing that it ceases to serve its best role and turns ugly. God is beautiful. ...Keep Reading

Looking Unto Jesus

Posted onOctober 23, 2015 | by: Theodor Monod | 0 comments

This is a wonderful meditation on Hebrews 12:2 - very much worth your time. Use this over the course of several days, or a week, and let it sink in. Do not rush or hurry through it. This is a rich vein of gold. Take time to mine it daily in your devotional life. It will transform your life by helping you "Look" to H Jesus. ...Keep Reading


Posted onSeptember 8, 2015 | by: Daniel Rice | 0 comments

Father Daniel discusses the need for Spiritual Direction and how practicing specific spiritual disciplines will help us "Know the Will of God" for our lives. To grow skillful in these practices will make our lives richer, more secure and actually easier. ...Keep Reading