Posts tagged with: love

by Phoebe Farag Mikhail Occasionally a book arrives in my life at just the perfect time and speaks directly into my heart. My Favorite Color is Blue. Sometimes: A Journey Through Loss in Art and Color is one such book....
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I recently traveled overseas with my family. Due to traffic we arrived late to check-in, and so our family of five was seated in two different sections of the plane. I was frantically trying to find...
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By Phoebe Farag Mikhail I have not stopped talking about the movie Hidden Figures since I saw it this summer. Watching those three African-American women overcome almost impossible obstacles in the segregated South to achieve not just their own professional...
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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 I never thought a suicide bombing would teach me something about thanksgiving. On April 9, 2017, ISIL claimed responsibility for explosions in two Coptic Orthodox Churches in Northern Egypt, killing at least 45 worshipers and injuring over...
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by Phoebe Farag Mikhail I occasionally indulge in the bad habit of checking Facebook or my news feed in the morning. It’s always a bad idea because it often puts me in an awful mood, especially since the tone of...
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A guest post by Maria Andrawis During the time of persecution in Egypt, when Christianity was still illegal and the Roman army was known to severely torture and kill Christians in the country, a young pagan named Pachomius was conscripted to the...
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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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