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Joyful Noise: Making Broken Bones Rejoice

  “…the bones which thou hast broken shall rejoice.” Anyone who’s had a bone broken, struggled to recover from surgery, gone through physical therapy, or even just had to rest a sprained ankle has walked the wildly unpredictable path of recovery. And we all know that some injuries never quite[…} Read more….

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New Orthodox Program: “Faith Encouraged Live” with Father Barnabas Powell on Ancient Faith Radio

We here at Family Life Ministry are pleased to encourage all our readers to listen to a new live call-in program on Ancient Faith Radio entitled, Faith Encouraged Live, hosted by our Metropolis’ own Father Barnabas Powell (priest at Sts. Raphael, Nicholas and Irene, in Cumming GA). The press release states, in part, that,[…} Read more….

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His Eminence Metropolitan Alexios’ message on the beginning of the new Ecclesiastical Year

“If you perform righteousness, then the day becomes good to you; if you perform sin, then it will be evil and full of retribution. If you contemplate these things, and are so disposed, you will consider the whole year favorable, performing prayers and charity every day…” – St. John Chrysostom   Happy[…} Read more….

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Small Steps to Enrich Your Marriage

Everyone warns new couples of the challenges relationships face, and while that can be true, there are so many small steps we can take to make relationships easier. Keeping Christ at the center of our relationships means truly listening to each other and attempting to understand one another during times of difficulty. One of the most common problems I[…} Read more….