...Often we look away from Christ, and we focus on the boisterous winds and the crashing waves—that is, the great turmoil of the world, its political and national battles, our many passions and sins. Then, we begin to sink, for we have allowed ourselves to think that all these things are more powerful and real than Christ.
Yet, we can still cry out like Peter: “Lord, save me!” And He will quickly reach out His hand to us, gently rebuking our lack of faith; and then, when we become aware of our great weakness, and when Christ sees fit, He will establish us in His grace again, making the winds to cease. And, like the apostles, we will then be convinced of His power, confessing that He is the Son of God, and worship Him in spirit and truth. And like Thomas our doubt will vanish when we feel Christ’s life-giving action within our very souls and bodies...
At the height of World War II, a small band of students in Munich, Germany, formed a clandestine organization called the White Rose, which exposed the Nazi regime’s murderous atrocities and...
From the deserts and mountains of southern Oman comes Royal Hojari, the finest frankincense in the world. Harvested from the tops of the youngest frankincense trees, Royal Hojari is all natural...
A sophisticated blend of fresh ginger with a burst of citrus, hints of apples and warm musks combined with cedarwood and sandalwood.
Derived from a variety of wildflowers and plants, this raw, West Virginia-grown honey is lightly gold-colored and sweet. Each jar is blessed with holy water by a priest-monk of the Hermitage.
The holy, glorious and right-victorious Great-martyr and Trophy-bearer George was a Christian Roman soldier killed under Diocletian at the beginning of the fourth century. An early saint and martyr, St....
A sampling of our most delightful floral fragrances. One ounce each of Lily of Aegina, Flowers of Cyprus, and Orange Blossom.
The authors opens up "The Gospel of Mary" to see her early life, offering a window into Mary's centrality to the Christian Faith in new and sometimes startling ways. Christians have...
Over two dozen unique perfumes can be found in roses. We’ve chosen a few of the best to create a complex bouquet of sweet rose, lily, fern, and marigold.