An unworthy Deacon, named for the brother of God: James, striving to "work out his salvation with fear and trembling" within the Tradition (paradosis) of the Eastern Orthodox Faith. It is a strange and marvelous journey, and I am accompanied by the fourfold fruit of my fecundity. My wife, the Matushka or Diaconissa Sophia, is my beloved partner in the pursuit of Theosis, and she ranks me in every way.
Our Mission has recently made a sort step of faith in acquiring a second unit, which is now used as for our meetings, coffee-fellowship hours, and church school classes. This has allowed us to turn our original unit entirely over to worship space.
Accordingly our priest decided to remove the clock from the Temple and put it into the fellowship unit. Since that time I have really come to notice how often I looked to that clock, because now instead of it, I see this: