Posts filed under: Family

By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Throughout my childhood and to this day, the conversation with people who are not Orthodox Christians always goes something like this: “What does your father do?” “He’s a priest.” “I didn’t know priests could get married!”...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail One of my favorite aspects of summer days growing up was being able to read whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. As a teenager, I remember staying up late to read my favorite historical fiction novels...
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Today I have the honor of sharing this beautiful Mother’s Day tribute by my dear friend Jessica Ryder-Khalil. Our relationships with our moms are full of complexities; it is often not until we are older (and until some of us...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you’ll go.” Dr. Suess, I Can Read With My Eyes Shut Tomorrow is Dr. Suess’ birthday, and for...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to find out how to enter a giveaway for the beautiful new journal, Love Never Fails, the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for yourself or for anyone you love. It was no ordinary...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Read to the end to learn how you can participate in free webinar with Dr. Philip Mamalakis, author of Parenting Toward the Kingdom. Subscribe to my email newsletter and comment below to be entered to win...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail The quietness between December 26th and January 1st is one of my favorite times of the year. In Western countries, everything slows down. Even when I had to go to work, things were quieter, there were...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail Welcome to what might become a yearly tradition on Being in Community. I have put together for you a post full of book and gift recommendations, coupon codes and THIRTEEN giveaways! In order to enter the...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail One recent morning, I had to take a pause to reflect on the amazing power of technology. The day before, my refrigerator stopped working. I shopped around online and found a new one that fit the...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently started reading a book to help me figure out some issues I’ve been dealing with concerning one of my children. I felt frustrated; the issues were sucking away time that I needed to be...
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