Tag: Christian


Ask About Orthodoxy: Personal Relationship with God

This entry is part 2 of 9 in the series Ask About Orthodoxy SeriesOn the first and third Mondays of each month, I will be answering readers’ questions about Eastern Orthodoxy. Please ask your questions in the comments, via tweet, or by email (karissa.k.sorrell@gmail.com). Your question will get answered in a future “Ask About Orthodoxy” …

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Wednesday Wrestling: The (Violent) Battle for the Soul

This entry is part 3 of 9 in the series Wednesday Wrestling SeriesToday’s guest post is by friend and fellow writer, Susan Cushman. I can’t remember now exactly how we connected, but Susan is also Eastern Orthodox and lives in Tennessee, so we have some common friends. I was thrilled to find out that she …

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Icon of Jacob's ladder and Jacob wrestling with God's angel

Announcing a New Blog Series: Wednesday Wrestling (with props to Jacob, Gideon, and Barbara Brown Taylor)

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Wednesday Wrestling SeriesYou know that I love the story of Jacob wrestling with God. You know I love the idea that our faith often feels like wrestling with conflicting ideas. You know that I no longer believe that strong faith has to be equivalent to …

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