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Way, Truth and Life of Glory.

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Christ bears witness to the Father in the Holy Spirit, as way, as truth and as life (John 14:6).  There is no division concealed here, nothing satan can control to separate us from God.  God the Holy Trinity is sound through and through, curing separation, healing division. The way of the Name is therefore true right through, sound from beginning… Read more »

Great Peace

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                                          Taught by the Name,  Great Peace reigns. Frank Lake’s personal paternal legacy 1914-1982 was confirmed by Sylvia M Lake 1917-2006:  “All thy children shall be taught of the Lord and Great shall be the Peace of thy children.”    … Read more »

Entry of the Blessed Virgin into the Temple

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The Feast of the Entry of the Blessed Virgin into the Temple anticipates Christmas and the mystery of the incarnation which unveil the mystery of the Holy Trinity, Neither monism nor dualism do justice to the mystery of the Holy Trinity because monism confuses the uncreated with the created and dualism divides the uncreated from the created. The Holy Spirit proceeds… Read more »

Glorious Great Martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica c306AD

The feast of the myrrh flowing martyr Demetrius of Thessalonica on October 26th was chosen by Saint Sophrony thirty years ago to impart the Great Schema to this unworthy monk, twenty-five years after first meeting him in his monastery. The mysteries of the Holy Trinity and the Incarnation open wisdom mysteries of glory to save us, raising us from our unworthiness to… Read more »

Holy Martyr Longinus

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Today is the Feast of the Holy Martyr Longinus, whose spear pierced the side of Christ, revealing the holy waters of Baptism and the blessed blood of the Eucharist. As the Centurion commanding the Roman soldiers who crucified Jesus, he was witness to his resurrection at the garden tomb of Holy Pascha, empowering his martyrdom in Cappadocia to bear witness… Read more »

Fulness of Grace

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The fulness of grace is inseparable from the co-inherence of truth, being indivisible from wisdom in the completeness of glory, revealing God through the eternal Logos. The origin is both light and life to all, gathering together whatever has fallen apart. Recognition of grace and truth opens earth to heaven, unveiling God in his Name, revealing truth in the fulness of… Read more »

Holy Apostle John

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The Holy Apostle John gave us the Fourth Gospel, three epistles and the Book of Revelation, handing on the wisdom and witness of the Beloved Disciple.  The Church’s first hymn book, the Odes of Solomon, comes from the same circles if not directly from the Beloved Disciple, stemming from the wisdom of deifying glorification. The feast of Saint John the… Read more »

Union with God

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Union with God pierces heart and mind with cauterising flame, enlightening the mind in the heart, severing glory from vanity by consuming confusion and dissolving division. Union by grace restores glory to God, purifying the heart by consuming vainglory, illumining the mind in the awakened heart, glorifying saints in the hallowed Name. Union by grace proceeds through Christ from the Father… Read more »

Timeless Completeness

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The Completeness of God is ‘eternally now,’ unveiling temporal incompleteness in timeless presence, awakening uncreated wisdom in uncreated glory. Christ, divine but human, communicates theandric co-inherence by grace to all who receive him, embracing the cosmos with cosmo-theandric glory. The Holy Spirit enlightens seers with uncreated wisdom, transfiguring saints with uncreated glory, communicating mysteries of glorification to all whose hearts are open. Orthodox Hesychasm… Read more »