Fallen idols

Today we have idolized sin so much that we have become atheists and we are proud of it because it’s cool. There is nothing cool about losing your soul. This life is only a short passage, a test that is meant to be a testimony. Don’t get caught up in this act, because all of…

Standing tall

You don’t have to explain how you respond to their behavior. Not everyone deserves to know your story… 

prophecy …#microfiction

The princess promised that she would put her sword down, the year before she would enter the kingdom, fulfilling the prophecy of the ancient times

No burden

Do not be ashamed of your kind heart, it means you carry no burden …

The Fruits of the Holy Spirit

On June 21st we honor the Holy Spirit,  the third person of the Holy Trinity, almighty, just like The Father and The Son. 9 Gifts of the Holy Spirit 1 Cor 12:4-11 TonguesInterpretationKnowledgeProphecyMiraclesDistinguishing SpiritsHealingFaithWisdom The Holy Spirit rejoices and gives strength to all of God’s creatures – life to animals and soul to man, to…

Eclectic choices

Sometimes it’s not about having the last word, sometimes it’s all about having peace…

Matters of the heart

Open your eyes … Use your heart a bit more … Photo Credits by @instagram.com/success_in_jesus

Way back into the Light

Nomatter how much darkness you are facing, remember that God Is Light and that light always finds a way through the cracks…

Two boats for one master

You can’t serve two masters at the same time, God and money. It’s like standing with one feet in one boat and the other in another one. You will eventually drown …

The catch !

A woman that doesn’t know her worth, is the perfect catch for a man with low self – esteem…

A spiritual rose

On 11th of June we honor the memory of St. Luke of Simferopol (Crimea) ,a saint of our time and a doctor who performed the first organ transplant which was kept as a secret because of his Christian faith.“The rose does not speak, but puts forth a strong fragrance. We too, should put forth fragrance, pour…

Narcizo ~

what speaks to our conscience and can’t be explained, we resent …

Thoughts on paper …

Circumstances reveal our true character. Intention redirects the way things unfold. In the end, we become what we are…

Addicted … {microfiction}

Wherever you run that’s where you will be when you are addicted to running away… Quotes by Elysian Nooks

Writing – Character Development

Writing memorable characters will help your audience identify with them. Pantsers or not, we still have to think of our readers and how they view our main characters. When we talk about character development, we refer to the changes that our hero goes through during his journey and how the battles help him/her grow and…

opium + mirror

Opposites attract but souls that resemble, tend to heal each other… quotes by elysιαn nookσ

You will know them by their fruits…

Matthew 7:15-20 You Will Know Them by Their Fruits. 15 (B)“Beware of false prophets, (C)who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves. 16 (D)You will know them by their fruits. (E)Do men gather grapes from thornbushes or figs from thistles? 17 Even so, (F)every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit. 18 A good tree…

Messages from God

Jesus told the Parable of the Fig Tree—Luke 13:6-9—immediately after reminding His listeners of a tower over the pool of Siloam (John 9:7) which unexpectedly fell and killed eighteen people. The moral of that story is found in Luke 13:3: “Unless you repent, you will likewise perish.” To reiterate this moral, Jesus tells the story of the fig tree, the…

We worship Thy Passion, O Christ.

Seeing her own lamb being led to the slaughter,Mary, the Ewe, was worn out,and she followed Him with the other women, crying,Whither goest Thou, Child? Why dost Thou travel along so fast?Maybe there is another wedding in Canaand thou art hurrying now to make for them wine out of water?Shall I come with Thee, O…

I can do all things through Jesus Christ!

For what does a man profit,if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul?That is something we should not forget.What is the life of a man?A shadow that has gone by; a dream that has passed.What remains? That is what we should look at.What will remain in our hand; what will stay…

The Good Shepherd ~ Jesus Christ

“I am the Good Shepherd. I lay down my life for my sheep. No one takes my life from me, but I lay it down of my own accord. I have the power to lay it down and the power to take it up again. This command is from My Father.” excerpt from “Passion of…

Passion Week , Holy Week ~ Gospel

Today the Master of Creation stands before Pilate; today the Maker of all things is given up to the Cross, and of His own will He is led as a lamb to the slaughter. He who sent manna in the wilderness is transfixed with nails; His side is pierced, and a sponge with vinegar touches…

Tendency ~ a poem about God’s love

Healing often requires feeling and surrendering to pain, while you are simply asking for relief. You need to locate the center of gravity; a point of reference, a point of balance. A mark. One in the heart. One in the head – and one in the eyes … If you have tried too many times…

Conversations overheard

God has removed certain people from your life for a reason. He Knows things about them that you don’t. Don’t block your blessings by going back to them. Focus on the new chapter of your life!

Holy meanings

If you are studying the Holy Bible and you don’t fully understand the content, try praying to get the answers you seek. Sometimes God asks for our attention or that we be more persistant! Do not quit getting the answers you need, ask for His Grace to visit you and reveal His meanings to you…

THIS AUTUMN, REINVENT YOURSELF!

Now that vacation season is over, we all wonder what our next move is going to be regarding careers, fitness, and well-being. You don’t have to wait until New Year’s Eve to reinvent yourself; a fresh start is just around the corner. Reinventing yourself is not that easy, though; it means stepping out of your…

Sangra

   Do not be afraid of the pain , it is a veil that separates you from your authentic self. What you are looking for , is temporary relief – while a cure requires further examination… Elysian

Sempre Viva

What is “Sempre Viva” and what it stands for. It is a genus of flowering plants that has Italian Origin and literally means  “always / forever alive” . A good friend once gifted to me , when i was going through a period of self doubt. After I held it in my hands, I turned…

Imaginary battlefields

Sciamachy : an argument or conflict with an imaginary opponent, a battle against imaginary enemies; fighting your own shadow .

Law 18:

Do Not Build Fortresses to Protect Yourself – Isolation is DangerousThe world is dangerous and enemies are everywhere – everyone has to protect themselves.  A fortress seems the safest. But isolation exposes you to more dangers than it protects you from – it cuts you off from valuable information, it makes you conspicuous and an easy…

Hidden forces {microfiction}

Sometimes you can find the truth hiding in something that seems irrational to the rest of the world… {Στο παράλογο κάθεται κρυμμένη η αλήθεια …} Quotes by Elysian Nooks