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October 06, 2018

On Prayer
'Our Prayer Arise As Incense'

- Father Christopher Xanthos -




"Our prayer should be like this, unceasing, escaping the eccentricities of time and space. Our soul should be in constant prayer, if we lack for words of the mouth, then we should pray in our mind, our heart is the altar of our temple, leading to the prayer and illumination of our soul. The whole of our life should be a constant consummation of prayer, always in Glory to Christ! Our prayer should be like this, as the eagle flies, it is by the grace of God that he does soar to new heights, effortlessly does he go, so too shall our life of prayer be, it should consume us, it should be forever unceasing, our soul should always be in prayer even if our weak bodies of flesh are not. With such little effort does the eagle fly, and he does not soar to the ground, but higher and higher does he go into the heavens--it is by the Grace of God by which he can perform such a feat.

Be consumed in prayer, be consumed in Christ;

for as Saint Paul says,

'It is not I who live, but Christ who lives in me.'

Let our prayers be like the flight of the eagle;

powerful, effortless and ever upward."

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‘Glory to God in the Highest and on earth, peace and goodwill among humanity.’

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'But those who wait on the Lord
Shall renew their strength;
They shall mount up with wings like eagles,
They shall run and not be weary,
They shall walk and not faint.'

                                                    -Isaiah 40:31



Father Christopher is the Presiding Priest at Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Cheyenne, Wyoming. In 2005, Father Christopher received his BA from SUNY Cortland
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Father Christopher is the Presiding Priest at Holy Apostles Orthodox Christian Church of Cheyenne, Wyoming. In 2005, Father Christopher received his BA from SUNY Cortland in Political Science. After serving in the United States Marine Corps., Father Christopher enrolled at the Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology in Brookline, Massachusetts where he earned his Master of Divinity in 2009.