Seeking to understand the incomprehensible reason for the bitter sorrows that assail us, in need of consolation we flee to Thee, O Mother and Virgin. —From an Akathist to The Joy of All Who Sorrow Sorrow, it is such a heavy word. So many people I know suffer and carry many sorrowful burdens in their minds and hearts. Loneliness is […]
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One of my favorite scenes from the film version of The Lord of the Rings trilogy is in The Return of the King when Aragorn is anxiously awaiting in Rohan for news from the Realm of Gondor, watching for the fire from the beacons to appear. If he sees the flames then Gondor is calling for aid from their Allies in the war against evil. […]