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Makeup

In the name of The Father, The Son, & The Holy Spirit, all in One God. Makeup My brother is so irritating! Sorry to start this way, excuse my manners, please. But, if you knew my brother you would be angry too. He is the most strict person ever. We...

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ሰአሊ ወጸልዪ: Beg and plea !

ሰአሊ ወጸልዪ: Beg and plea ! Our Orthodox Church is a marvelous living metaphor (symbol) of the heavenly church. All year round, it lives the scripture through practical Christianity. In our everyday Kidassie(liturgy), before the reading of St Paul’s, one of his 14 epistles, the deacon, and priest gather. Together with...

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Who is Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus

Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus  Abune Gebre Menfes Qidus [the salve of the Holy Spirit] was born December 29th in 829 E.C. His father’s name was Simeon, and his mother’s name was ‘Aklesya who were both righteous before GOD.  Simeon and Aklesya were childless for 30 years. They prayed consistently during that...

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Saint Yared

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the holy Spirit and one God, Amen! Saint Yared Yared the kinsman of Abba Gideon was a poet and a hymn writer. He was also a blessed student of Abba Gideon who is a priest of the first church that was...

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Romance or not?

In the name of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, all in one God Amen Romance or not? The other day I went on a date with this guy, hands down the sexiest guy I have ever seen. I never thought he would ask me out, so when...

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Zemene Tsigie: Season of Flower

Zemene Tsigie: In the orthodox tewahdo church, Zemene tsige/tsome tsige meaning The Season of Flower (produce) is a 40 day optional fasting period which begins September 26 and ends November 5 of geez calendar. During this time our church dedicates in fasting (preformed on one's free will), praying and more to remember the hunger, thirst, poverty, sadness and all the trouble St. Mary, the mother of God faced on her journey to Egypt along with St. Joseph and St. Salome (Matthew 2 1-end).

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We kiss the hands of bishops and priests because in the context of the Divine Liturgy, the hands hold and distribute the holy Body and Blood of our Lord, God and Savior Jesus Christ! This is an enduring and centuries old tradition in the Eastern Christendom that has a purely metaphorical connotation; of course, this is not to leave out..... Read More »

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We should not participate in any dance because dancing involves bodily movements which are sexually suggestive and can be classified under the heading of "lasciviousness or lewdness" (Gal 5:19-21). Surely a Christian would not want to engage in that type of activity. The close body contact or the erotic movements that characterize so many of the rock-oriented dances would arouse..... Read More »

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Life = Jesus Christ "I am the way, the truth, and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me" (John 14:6). 
"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God. He was in the beginning with God. All things were made through Him and without Him nothing was made that..... Read More »

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The answer to this question is simple as our scholar father John Chrysostom said "The Law of the King [Fitha Negest] - A Christian must not go to a wedding {nuptial banquet] to clap his hand rhythmically or to dance with his feet; rather he shall eat in a quiet way as is proper to saint.  Chapter 11. or 446..... Read More »

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Dating, especially at school age or early college life is in itself  very much related to lack of maturity. It is a relation not in due time and not according to God's natural laws. Solomon the wise prophet said, "To everything, there is a season and a time to every purpose under the Heaven. A time to be born, and a..... Read More »

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We believe the Virgin Mary is sinless (Free from the sin of Adam) Sin entered the world first when Adam and eve disobeyed God and ate from the tree that was not allowed for them to eat. Gen 2:16-17, Gen 3:1-24, Romans 6:23. After eating the tree of knowledge of good and evil, Adam and eve lost their . As..... Read More »

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