What is True Repentance? {1}

“If we confess our sins, He is faithful and just to forgive us our sins, and to cleanse us from all unrighteousness.”

I John 1:9

Let me preface this by saying, I am in no way qualified to talk about such a topic. What is true repentance? I do not know. It is something that I myself want to achieve. 

Needless to say, these are just my ideas. 🙂

Pope Shenouda has an amazing book on repentance called “The life of Purity and Repentance”. In it, he discusses  what is actual repentance and how can one live a truly repentant life. He outlines several different concepts of repentance of which I have outlined here. Continue reading “What is True Repentance? {1}”


New name.. What’s the deal?

So I have been thinking of a new name for the blog for awhile now and I think I found the perfect one. It comes from the doxology of St. Antony. Basically, the new name reflects the stories of the blog and the pieces in it. I hope you like it. Continue reading “New name.. What’s the deal?”

Humility. Am I doing it all wrong?

Humble yourselves in the sight of the Lord, and He shall lift you up.

James 4:10

So I’ve been on a theme lately. Well.. not really a theme but more of relating the Holy Bible to my own personal life. This is my take on humility. St. James was on point with this verse, but I always struggled with truly understanding humility.

Continue reading “Humility. Am I doing it all wrong?”