Prayer: Great Orthodox Christian Quotations, Part Four.

Today is what we Orthodox call Judgement Sunday or Meatfare Sunday. Judgement Sunday because we reflect especially today on the fact that we will all stand before God in Judgement in Christ Jesus’ glorious and awesome Second Coming. Meatfare Sunday because this is the last day on which we can eat meat before the fasting for Great… Read More Prayer: Great Orthodox Christian Quotations, Part Four.

Tolkien, Letters From Father Christmas: A Review

The first time I heard of this book was when I read an excellent review of it on a blog I follow: https://bookowly.wordpress.com/2016/10/22/j-r-r-tolkien-letters-from-father-christmas/ It sounded like a lovely read, and so I was excited to find it – by pure coincidence – among my presents this Christmas. It kept me company on a long, cold train journey… Read More Tolkien, Letters From Father Christmas: A Review