How can I know God’s will for my life?

How can I know God’s will for my life? Why is God’s will so difficult to understand? And, how do I recognize it? Am I supposed to feel something? It is true that the will of God is sometimes difficult

The Stages of Temptation & Addiction: Part 1

The Church often teaches us that within our spiritual life, there will be warfare. And if warfare, then there must be an enemy. And if an enemy, then we are under attack. If you have ever wondered what these attacks

Find out who you truly are?!

We are excited to introduce new voices on COA through the newly established Words of Wisdom branch. We are especially excited to start with HG Bishop Angaelos from London, UK. This video was of course used with his permission. 

Discovering the Depth of the Orthodox Prayer Life

As we walk through our earthly journey, sometimes our minds wonder: “Why is Orthodoxy so demanding?” “why do I need to endure these long prayers and even more long fasting periods?” “Is all of this really necessary?” “Is it needed