How to Let Go During Meditation & Prayer

I find myself going through cycles. Cycles of getting attached to my worries, anxieties, stressors, thoughts, doubts, guilt, plans, strategies, relationships… I’d imagine you can relate. Attaching ourselves to the things of the world is a common ingredient of the human condition. As I’ve gotten older, I’ve learned that attachment really is the cause of […]

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5 Simple Steps for Experiencing God’s Peace

Maybe you feel like your life is out of your control or that things are spiraling. Or maybe it’s not that severe—maybe your job is stressful, your kids drive you a little crazy sometimes, or you feel like you’re not doing enough. Whatever your situation, you want to feel more at peace—with yourself, and with […]

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7 Steps to Overcome Failure and Achieve Success

In my first major failure in life – and there have been many – I was told by one of my friends that I really suck at life, and that stuck with me. Who wants to hear that? I wanted to stop hurting my friends and family. I wanted to be trustworthy. Through a series […]

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How to Pray Effectively & Feel God’s Presence

I hear a lot of people talk about feeling spiritually dry and distant from God. We do a lot of Christian-y things but they don’t necessarily produce a fruitful relationship with our Creator. We know we “should” feel close to Him. We know in Him there is love, peace, joy and goodness, but get frustrated […]

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How Neurotheology Helps Us Understand Religious Experience

Orthodox Christianity is firm in its belief that Jesus is the only way to God. But is it? If it is, then is there a way to prove that? Did God leave breadcrumbs to show us evidence for His exclusive hand in our relationship with Jesus? Enter neurotheology. Dun, dun, dunnnnnn. Neurotheology, and other research […]

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4 Simple Ways to Overcome Your Anxiety with God

Text Version: Journal. Identify and list your anxieties, so you’re better able to overcome them. You probably have a lot more weighing you down than you think. Seek Him. One by one, let go of your anxieties and replace them with the infinite love, joy and peace of God’s presence. This can take a couple […]

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