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    Silver Greek Orthodox icon of Theotokos

    In case of emergency, follow instructions and repeat after me

    "The spiritual life has great joys. You fly away and leave this world and don't take anything else into consideration. You become a child and God lives in your heart." | Gheronda Amphilochios; Orthodoxy

    A Greek Orthodox priest sits on a bench in an Athens metro station

    The Sümela Monastery, Turkey. It is a Greek Orthodox monastery, standing at the foot of a steep cliff, in the region of Macka in the Trabzon Province.

    One of the spiritual jewels of Orthodox Christianity, the Monastery of Panagia Hozoviotissa in Amorgos, Greece, stands 1100ft high, build virtually on a rock overlooking the southern part of the Aegean Sea.

    On the holy peninsula of Mount Athos, monks chant "Christos anesti — Christ is risen" during a midnight vigil. This Easter gathering ends seven weeks of solemn fasting. Monks rise to pray during the quietest hours of the night because that is when they believe the heart is most open.

    CHIOS ISLAND |Known by Chios locals as the "Big Taxiarches," the church dedicated to archangels Gabriel and Michael has presided over Mesta's town square since 1868.

    Christian Orthodox priests take part in a procession in Bethlehem's Manger Square outside the Church of the Nativity

    Hagia Sophia most famous building in Istanbul. Built in the 6th century as an orthodox-christian church it's been used a a mosque for ages. In 558 the original dome collapsed and was substituted with the current one, which has so many windows it seems as if it is floating.

    light of the orthodoxy

    Interior of Monastery of Paleokastro Greek Orthodox church, Ano Mera, Mykonos, Cyclades Islands, Greece.

    The Cave of Agia Sofia is found near the villages Milopotamos and Kapsali on Kythira island. A small chapel is found has been built in. The tradition says that the body of Saint Sophia was found there.

    The Byzantine style frescos of the new Orthodox church of Omala. Kefalonia, Ionian Islands, Greece.

    Orthodox church decorated for Easter

    Mypinning - Kid crafts and activities / Sharpie marker on wax paper - looks like stained glass

    You can buy a glass mug and color with sharpies on it, it is easy to give as a present or just keep as nice memories!

    75 easy paper plate crafts for kids - complete with pictures. Should you ever need kids crafts with paper plates this post is for you!

    Holy hip hop: meet the Russian rappers singing about Christian Orthodoxy

    Greek church interior- the gold standard.

    Metropolitan Jonah Lwanga presides over the Divine Liturgy at St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Uganda

    In 1823, a woman who had been ill for 17 years had a vision of a church with an icon of the Mother of God. She realized it referred to the Yaroslavsk (Pechersk) Icon of the MostHoly Mother of God. Entering the church, she immediately saw the icon and had an attack of fever, after which she healed completely. From that time, prayers to the icon started to work miracles. (May 14)

    "We must have our gaze fixed on heaven. Then nothing here can shake us." - Elder Amphilochios Makris

    Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle!

    A little spark of kindness can put a colossal burst of sunshine