Tag Archives: St. John of Kronstadt

Lent & Affluence: Fasting with a Silver Spoon in Your Mouth

. Lent and the Affluent Heart Fasting makes sense if it really affects our security, and also if a benefit to others comes from it, if it helps us to grow in the spirit of the Good Samaritan, who bends … Continue reading

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Culinary Paranoia: Diet, Chemicals & Media

A Diet of  Laboratory Ingredients All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast. Better a little with the fear of the LORD than great wealth with turmoil. Better a small serving of … Continue reading

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Fasting for the Holidays: Adding Reverence to Christmas

Christmas Reverence & Sanctity Men dishonour Christ more in the twelve days of Christmas, than in all the twelve months besides. [Bishop Hugh Latimer quoted in The Battle for Christmas by Stephen Nissenbaum ]. Reverence is a feeling of profound respect, an … Continue reading

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