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Joint Effort From Glucosamine

Joint Effort From Glucosamine There are millions of doctor’s visits annually for osteoarthritis. As New Zealanders become more educated about the complications of osteoarthritis (OA) and the cost of treating this condition, there is an increasing need to understand complementary and alternative remedies that may help halt the advancement of OA and curtail orthodox health care costs. One such proven alternative is glucosamine. Glucosamine has some extremely beneficial uses, especially for connective tissue and OA. The role that glucosamine may play in the treatment of OA is to delay, halt or even help reverse the degenerative process. Glucosamine is rapidly taken up into cells. Premature loss of cartilage is part of the clinical syndrome recognised as OA. Glucosamine is commonly taken in combination with chondroitin. Not only can those who suffer … Read entire article »

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Pan-Orthodox Gathering: Ukraine church awaiting decision on its autocephaly from Moscow Patriarchate

Ukraine is passionately awaiting the decision of the Pan-Orthodox Council currently being held on the Greek island of Crete. Earlier Ukraine’s Parliament (Verkhovna Rada) officially addressed His All Holiness Bartholomew I, the Archbishop of Constantinople, New Rome and Ecumenical Patriarch to grant autocephaly to the Orthodox Church in Ukraine that is currently subordinate to Moscow’s Patriarchate. The deputies asked to recognize the Act of 1686 according to which the Kyiv metropolitan was allegedly attached to the Moscow Patriarchate. The unique gathering of Eastern Orthodox Christianity Churches started on June 19th after a thousand-year-break. Nearly a century ago the representatives of the confessions started negotiations of a new Pan-Orthodox gathering, full of scandals and intrigues mixed with preparations hindered by wars, Soviet cadency, and internal manipulations. The preparations for this event began in 1961 … Read entire article »

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An open letter from Athonite Fathers concerning the false council which took place in Crete

The full text may be found here: https://orthodoxethos.com/post/athonite-fathers-call-for-rejection-of-cretan-council-and-cessation-of-commemoration-of-the-patriarch-of-constantinople Video Rating: / 5 The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the purpose to leave a backlink wont be accepted and will be deleted... … Read entire article »

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Gifts from the holy land

Gifts from the holy land Most of the people choose to give their loved ones presents that will have a special and spiritual meaning to them and that will go with them for a long time. A good idea for these kinds of gifts is holy land gifts.   There is a wide variety of the  holy land gifts, and each one of these souvenirs is unique in it’s one way. Here is a short review of the kinds of gifts you can surprise your loved ones with:   Jewish star of David – the tradition tells that the star of David was engraved to his shield. Since then, the Jewish star of David, that symbols protection, has become the symbol of the Jewish people through the history and today it is the most recognized … Read entire article »

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The Patriarch, The Pope And An Old Play From Russia's Geopolitical Playbook

The Patriarch, The Pope And An Old Play From Russia's Geopolitical Playbook Pope Francis and the head of the Russian Orthodox Church, Patriarch Kirill (center right) sign documents next to Cuban President Raul Castro during their meeting in Havana on February 12, 2016. (AFP PHOTO/GREGORIO BORGIA/AFP/Getty Images). Read more on Forbes If I were running the Eastern Orthodox Council The Orthodox Church has, for the better part of a century, been talking about holding a global council, often labelled the 'great and holy synod.' As we are repeatedly told, this will be the first such synodal gathering in the Christian East since the … Read more on Catholic World Report (blog) Fred Simon 'all-around good guy' "He has done a lot of work within the Hellenic community, and he has been a generous supporter of Eastern Orthodox … Read entire article »

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American Reform rabbis warn of alienation from Israel

American Reform rabbis warn of alienation from Israel But the movement is marginal in Israel, where religious affairs are dominated by the Orthodox rabbinical establishment. Israeli lawmakers, both secular and ultra-Orthodox, have repeatedly disparaged the group, questioning their Judaism and accusing … Read more on kwwl.com Reading images: Icons convey spiritual message Father Mark Dean displays a traveling icon of Jesus and Mary he painted on a stone. Dean said the icon is based on the medieval Byzantine Theotokos of Vladimir and includes features that distinguish Eastern Orthodox depictions of Mary from Catholic … Read more on Kenai Peninsula Online The Trumpification of Europe In early October, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann traveled to the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos, escorted by Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras. The purpose of his visit was to view first-hand the impact of … Read entire article »

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Paintings from Mount Athos Agio Oros – Christos K. Baloukos

Dear friends, with great pleasure i am announcing that an online painting exhibition will take place from the 1st to the 20th of March. You are all invited to log on to my site and navigate through all my creations. Thank you very much, Christos http://www.baloukos.com /MOUNT ATHOS -MONASTERY ESFIGMENOU-SEQUENCE OF THE RESURRECTION-EASTER 2012 / FILMED FROM SMARTPHONE The Agapi | Zoi web site offers a great source of information to anyone seeking spiritual growth Spiritual Growth Studies Agapi | Zoi site Read this to see what it is about With audio and video presentations. Attention... Feel free to comment where it is allowed, only on the post's contents !General comments about this site just for the … Read entire article »

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Quarterfinal results from state wrestling

Quarterfinal results from state wrestling Marcus Guerra, Vista Peak, 7-0; Chris Sandoval, Pueblo County, dec. Steve Mattorano, Cheyenne Mountain, 7-0. 145 pounds — Erik Contreras, Mountain View, pinned Gerald Mack, Windsor, 4:26; Tony Ulaszek, Greeley Central, pinned Elias Manzanares, Pueblo … Read more on Colorado Hometown Weekly Religion events from around the Washington area Galilee Lutheran Church, 4652 Mountain Rd., Pasadena. Free. 410-255-8236. Sunday, 10 a.m.: Harvard Law … Stay for Holy Eucharist, Rite II, at 11 a.m. St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 228 South Pitt St., Alexandria. 703-549-3312. Sunday, 12:15 p.m.: Soup … Read more on Washington Post St Catherine's Monastery, Sinai We glimpse salvation on the mountain only to come down to the valley of the shadow of death and gaze at the unfolding drama of Christ's passion and death! I can understand Peter's muddled response very … Read entire article »

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Bishop Olmsted joins leaders from other Christian denominations to pray for unity

Bishop Olmsted joins leaders from other Christian denominations to pray for unity Bishop Thomas J. Olmsted of the Catholic Diocese of Phoenix and the Archbishop Hovnan Derderian of the Armenian Apostolic Church's Western Diocese hold candles to pray for Christian Unity at St. Apkar Armenian Apostolic Church in Scottsdale. (Photo … Read more on The Catholic Sun So, just what do Apostolic Christians believe anyway? MOREHEAD (RNS) — Kim Davis, the Rowan County, Ky., clerk jailed for five days for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, identifies as an Apostolic Christian and attends Solid Rock Apostolic Church in Morehead, Ky. But what's an … Read more on Western Recorder Italy seizes 3500 fake 'Apostolic Blessings' in Rome The parchments were knock-offs of the calligraphy-filled, personalized Apostolic Blessing parchments that are sold inside the Vatican by Francis' chief … Read entire article »

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Papal gift from Orthodox leader marks Joint Declaration anniversary

Papal gift from Orthodox leader marks Joint Declaration anniversary (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis today received a gift from the Orthodox leader, Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew 1st to recall the signing of a Joint Declaration between their predecessors exactly 50 years ago. On December 7th 1965, on the eve of the … Read more on Vatican Radio Janet Yellen: An orthodox economist for unorthodox times WASHINGTON Janet Yellen is guiding the Federal Reserve towards its first rate rise in a decade armed with traditional economic models that some economists worry could fail her in a world of massive money printing and near zero rates. The 69-year-old … Read more on Reuters Regavim files criminal complaint against Greek Orthodox Church for violating … The Regavim NGO that seeks to prevent construction work performed by Israeli Arabs and Palestinians without construction permits has … Read entire article »

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