From Bp Kallistos Ware, “The Orthodox Way”

The circle of divine love, however, has not remained closed. God’s love is, in the literal sense of the word, “ecstatic”–a love that causes God to go out from himself and to create things other than himself.

I’m still looking for a cute tag a la “mackerel-snapping” for Orthodox Christian stuff. Your suggestions welcome!

"What does it mean to be Catholic?": Part three of my conversation with Alicia de los Reyes
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From Edward P. Jones, "Common Law"
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