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"Can any one of you by worrying add a single hour to your life?" That's the message from Jesus in Matthew 6:27 NIV. We are so consumed by worry and anxiety that we lose sight of what God does and who He is. Dave reads selections from Marcus Geromes' piece,…

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As fathers and husbands, we are called to be role models to our children. We should exemplify how to pray, how to love, and how to forgive. Dave shares some wisdom from Dr. Albert Rossi's article, "The Spiritual Aspects of Fatherhood," a personal story that showcases how we let anger…

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Christ is Risen! Indeed He is Risen! Brothers, let's pray the Paschal Hours together. Shall we? Follow along at http://ww1.antiochian.org/sites/default/files/paschal-office.pdf. Also, Dave reads from the Gospel of Luke for Bright Tuesday 2020. See https://www.oca.org/readings/daily/2020/04/21/2. Check out https://OrthodoxUnlimited.com for custom Orthodox Christian apparel, including t-shirts and sweatshirts. Let's support Subdeacon Nektarious,…

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Father Barnabas Powell joins Dave to discuss what fathers and husbands can do to be faithful even while struggling. As followers of Christ, our focus is not on getting relief, but on being formed and shaped while running our race. Fr. Powell shares some incredible insights that you won't want…

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Father Barnabas Powell joins Dave to discuss what fathers and husbands can do to be faithful even while struggling. As followers of Christ, our focus is not on getting relief, but on being formed and shaped while running our race. Fr. Powell shares some incredible insights that you won't want…

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Father Ted Pulcini recites the great Paschal Sermon of St. John Chrysostom for us here on Holy Pascha. For the full text of the sermon, please visit https://www.oca.org/fs/sermons/the-paschal-sermon Check out Episode #23 with Fr. Ted @ https://daviddomzalski.com/23 Got a question? Send Dave a message at https://anchor.fm/david-domzalski/message or email Dave at…

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How has attending virtual Church services over YouTube, Facebook Live, and Zoom gone for you? Well, dads, hopefully it's better than how it's going for Dave. His two kids were so loud... neighbors heard it from the street! He shares that story, plus the Good Friday Gospel reading, the Lenten…

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Father Ted Pulcini joins Dave to discuss what he's up to after retiring from the priesthood in August 2019. He touches on how Orthodox Christians can acquire an inner stillness and why our current circumstances are an opportunity for us to obtain spiritual goodness. Also, he talks about how we…

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Dr. Philip Mamalakis, Associate Professor of Pastoral Care at Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology and author of "Parenting Toward the Kingdom: Orthodox Principles of Child-Rearing," joined Dave to discuss how Orthodox Christian parents can better raise their children in the faith. Dr. Mamalakis also shares what virtues we…

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When Christ died for us, normal life came to an end. Our new normal is our life in Christ-- not some pandemic. Today, Dave reads a portion of "Holy Week Explained", an in-depth article from https://www.stdemetrios.net/news/holyweek/holy-week-explained on what matters most this week. Also, he reads the Gospel for April 14,…

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So, you thought Easter was this past Sunday? Well, not for us Orthodox Christians. Nope. Our Holy Week begins today and it all has to do with the calendars the east and west follow. Also, Dave shares a beautiful quote from the Wisdom of the Fathers Instagram account (@wisdomofthefathers). It…

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You may not be a party animal, but that doesn't mean you can't be a fun dad. No, that doesn't mean you need all the latest gadgets or toys. And it certainly doesn't mean you need to have a cook-out for the entire neighborhood. Instead, it's more about creating quality…

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We live in a period of great uncertainty. The world as we know it is changing before our very eyes. And it can be frightening. What once was commonplace, normal, and reliable… These days… is anything but that… However, we are not a species that gives in or gives up.…

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During this pandemic, we are being called to be obedient to our church leaders. In doing so, we are drawing closer to God in a way most of us have never experienced (including Dave). As Saint Macarius of Optina said, "Through unwanted sorrows and illnesses we draw closer to the…

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As husbands and fathers, we are called to be stewards of our family. We're called to support them and not be a stumbling block on their spiritual journey. In this episode, Dave discusses how the Orthodox Christian husband sees his wife and how the "two become one flesh." Also, Dave…

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With the pandemic, it's not possible for new dads to be in the delivery room. Hospitals won't allow it. Not only is this difficult for the mother, of course, but dads have it tough as well. The day a child is born is a joyous occasion, and not being able…

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Dave talks about how the coronavirus pandemic has lead to many fathers working from home. We touch on how dads can stay productive with their jobs and also be present with their wives and children. Also, Dave reads a passage from Proverbs as part of the daily Bible readings for…

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David Domzalski discusses this is not the first time the faithful had to deal with an illness or external threat that closed the church or kept us from gathering. He shares a blog post titled, "The Virus that Stole Pascha", from a fellow believer, Eric Hyde. Check out Eric's post…

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David Domzalski discusses how we need to focus on what makes us Orthodox Christian and make our homes little churches. This season is difficult and it will be hard not attending church at Easter / Pascha, but we need to come together as Christians and focus on the Lord. Plus:…

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David Domzalski discusses how instead of being fools to this world, we should be fools for Christ. Plus: Dave reads the Scripture Readings for Wednesday, April 1, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Contact Dave @ Dad Devotionals: Email us at DadDevotionals@gmail.com, Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/DadDevotionals, and Subscribe on YouTube:…

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David Domzalski discusses what it means to be put your trust in God rather than rely on your own strength. He also shares a personal story that highlights how he tried to put his will before the will of the Father. Plus: Dave reads the Scripture Readings for Tuesday, March…

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David Domzalski discusses what it means to be a steward of the people and resources God entrusts to you. He also discusses how Mary is the ultimate steward and why her "Yes" is a truly selfless act. Plus, Dave shares a few personal stories of his failures in this area…

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David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Thursday, March 26, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Contact Dave @ Dad Devotionals: Email us at DadDevotionals@gmail.com Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/DadDevotionals Subscribe on YouTube: https://youtube.com/DadDevotionals Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0jLI9fi... Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=...

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David Domzalski reads the Scripture Readings for Wednesday, March 25, 2020. Readings taken from https://www.oca.org/readings Contact Dave @ Dad Devotionals: Email us at DadDevotionals@gmail.com Like us on Facebook: https://facebook.com/DadDevotionals Subscribe on YouTube: https://youtube.com/DadDevotionals Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/0jLI9fit8JX1JkzHdgV65k Google Podcasts: https://www.google.com/podcasts?feed=aHR0cHM6Ly9hbmNob3IuZm0vcy8xN2FkODBlYy9wb2RjYXN0L3Jzcw==

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