Xristos Anesti! Christ is Risen! God bless you all!

 

  

An Excerpt from “A Journey Toward Perfection”

 

My April 2017 newsletter, "Defending the Faith," has been emailed to all subscribers. This month's article is entitled, "Why Does God Allow Evil and Suffering?" During this lenten season before Easter, April's Book Bubble Excerpt/Author Insights is "Those Who Mourn" in remembrance of our loved ones who have passed....

 

BOOK SIGNING hosted by St. Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church in Camarillo, CA!

  

If there were no evil in the world, it would be easy to love others. We would love them, and they would love us in return. We would be kind toward others, and they would be kind toward us. We would want to offer our love to others because we would comprehend the value of love. However, in our earthly existence,  

We view death of a loved one as a profound loss, and it is.  It is the loss of being able to express our love to that person and a loss of experiencing their love for us.  We experience something missing in our hearts, a piece is gone.  This is how God feels for us.  If we have experienced loss of a loved one, we have experienced the loss that God feels for us through our separation from him.  

However, we need to stop and take it a step further... 

Excerpt from A Journey Toward Perfection

Many believe that love is a warm feeling we experience when we care about someone deeply. However, Christ taught us that love is...

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