I feel like an octopus. Not many armed (but maybe a very big head), I feel pulled out of the water and beaten, then hung out in the sun to dry. Does that seem violent to you? It doesn't to me. As a delicacy, I love octopus. But what I love about that image of the octopus is that once it's take ...
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“If we feed the soul, we nourish the body as well.”
—Father George Livanos
Welcome to Soul Food for Life
Short, sweet, soulful snippets—that might just move you to change your life.
When the Covid-19 crisis kept Father George Livanos from ministering to his Greek Orthodox parish in person, he started recording video messages for his flock. Those have become Soul Food for Life—actionable, inspirational advice from Father George’s heart straight to your soul.
Get to know Father George, a man whose life has been shaped by signs and devoted to spreading God’s messages.
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“I might have 10 days left, I might have 10 years left. Whatever it is, I’m going to up my game and allow whatever is in my heart to come out, because that’s a living testimony.”
—Father George Livanos
To Hear What’s In His Heart
Fresh Soul Food for Life
In a service during which several of Father George’s fellow priests gave him Holy Unction, he offered the following sermon. Many think it’s his last, but we still hold out for a miracle. Here is his promise to us: I love you with my whole breath, with my whole heart. You are me and I am you.We ...
Oh, When The Saints Go Marching In is one of my favorite songs. You've probably heard it! But what does it mean "How I want to be in that number when the saints go marching in?" When we think of saints, we think of someone who's holy, special, and highlighted in our faith circle. I like a better ...
With COVID happening in 2020, we lost the intimacy of seeing our community, so I started doing 2-3 minute video clips. One day, I decided to put it on social media and a number of people were very supportive. Before you know it, soulfoodforlife.com had been born. Who told us that we're supposed ...