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A Thank You E-mail

June 10, 2013 by peterpj   Comments (2)

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I recieved the below yesterday and just had to post it - I anonymized it but otherwise this is exactly an e-mail I recieved from one of the users of this site. If anyone ever asks why I keep this site online, this is why :)

 

"Dear administration!

 
  My name is O. I found your web-site about 2 years ago. It was like a blessing to find out about an Orthodox dating site as I am an Orthodox Christian.
 
 It just happened by the grace and will of God for... Read full post

Vernacular or Original Text?

June 4, 2013 by Nicodemus_Serpico   Comments (10)

What do you think is more important for the sake of the Orthodox faith, doing all in the vernacular or doing what you can to preserve the original language?

Христос воскрес!!!

May 5, 2013 by bige3rd   Comments (2)

Church Of The Holy Sepulchre  --Jerusalem 2013 A.D.
Mindboggling ... isn't it?
"Indeed He is Risen!"bige3rd

Happy Pascha (Easter) my dear friends! Christ is Risen! Χριστος Aνεστη! Христос Воскресе!

April 24, 2012 by Maria_M   Comments (1)

Christ is Risen! Христос Воскресе! Христос увоскрос! Хрыстос воскрес! Christus ist auferstanden! Le Christ est ressuscité! ¡Cristo ha resucitado! Cristo è risorto! Χριστος Aνεστη! Христос возкресе! Христос Васкрсе! Hristos voskrese! Христос воскресна! Kristus je vstal! Kristus vstal z mrtvých! Christos vstal z mŕtvych! Krishti u ngjall! ქრისტე აღსდგა! Hristos a înviat! Chrystus... Read full post

Site Chat System Installed

October 15, 2011 by peterpj   Comments (2)

Hi all, I installed a chat system today. It's still in beta, but give it a try. There are a few different ways to use it: 1. Go to someone's profile and select "Invite to Chat" (this works especially well if they are Online - You can see if they are by clicking here (opens Members Search), Selecting "Online" and hitting Search. I can make this easier to do if people find it to be a useful feature. 2. Add the person you want to chat with as a friend - then whenever they are online you... Read full post

hi

August 26, 2011 by LFRL30   Comments (1)

Fist , i like this site , i am a new member i join this site too search for life partner , i am coptic orthodox 30 old , i am open for a friends and hope to find the real love , i am kind of romantic man so .... Read full post

Toe in the water...

June 29, 2011 by Char-Lez   Comments (1)

...is it hot, or cold in here?
I have no idea, but, why not?  DIVING IN.
 
Still, I have no idea really where to start... Read full post

Question: What is the most important thing in one's spiritual life?

June 4, 2011 by peterpj   Comments (6)

Answer: To guard the peace in our hearts. Do not let this peace be disturbed at any cost. Peace should reign in our hearts - peace and silence.
Chaotic thoughts are the state of fallen spirits (demons, spirits who have fallen away from God). Our mind, however, must remain concentrated, whole and vigilant. God can only enter a mind that is whole...
Besides guarding the peace in your hearts, practice standing before the Lord. This means being unceasingly aware that we are standing in the... Read full post

Book Description

May 27, 2011 by peterpj   Comments (3)

"Love little things, and strive for that which is modest and simple. The Lord watches over us, and He is pleased that you long for His peace. Until the soul is ready, He will only sometimes allow us to see that He is present everywhere and fills all things. At these moments the soul feels such joy!… But then the Lord conceals Himself from us again, in order that we might long for Him and seek Him with our hearts!”
—Elder Thaddeus of Vitovnica
Elder Thaddeus of... Read full post