“Life is a sacred journey and a gift of God,” writes Orthodox priest and theologian Alexander Schmemann (of blessed memory) in For the Life of the World. “All that exists is God’s gift to man, and it all exists to make God known to man, and to make man’s life communion with God.” Not surprisingly, our “sacred” journey is often rife with change and challenges. Along with these disruptions, we may also experience a sense of loss—in all dimensions of life: physical, relational, emotional, ... [Read more]
About Patricia Manuse
Patricia Manuse is a licensed clinical social worker with a private practice as a counselor. She received two graduate degrees: a Master of Social Work from CSU, Sacramento, and a Master of Divinity from Holy Cross Greek Orthodox School of Theology. She actively volunteers at St. Basil Greek Orthodox Church in Stockton, California, where she offers a weekly Women’s Health & Wellness Fellowship and an Angel Baby ministry. Her greatest joy is nurturing her Beautiful daughter in the Orthodox faith.