Finding the Freedom to Live (FtFtL) grew out of a desire to help Eastern Orthodox Christians integrate our lives and relationships through a deeper understanding of our Tradition and theology. We focus particularly on intimacy, relationships and sexuality, but our concern is with the whole person.
Confessing Who I Am
The fathers tell us it is important to know ourselves, but how many of us can really say that we do? Read the transcript HERE.
Sexual Sin, Powerlessness, and Communion
How do I deal with toxic shame that seems to close off the avenue back to God. Read the transcript HERE.
Freedom is a Double-Edged Sword
Andrew says seeking union with anything or anyone outside of God gradually takes away our freedom, takes away our personhood, takes away our ability to be uniquely ourselves. Read the transcript HERE.
Filling My Emptiness
In this episode, Andrew says that sex or pornography may be a way for us to try to fill our emptiness, to meet our fear of being alone and unloved. Read the transcript HERE.
Freedom to Repent: The Nun’s Blood and Adulteress
Jesus said “Everyone who practices sin is the slave of sin!” (Jn. 8:34). But we know so long as we live, we live only through God’s dynamic, life-sustaining power active in us. Read the transcript HERE.
What Is Revealed: Talking About Sexuality and Violence
How talking about anything — including violence and sexuality — can lead to consequences in others’ lives, intentionally and unintentionally. Read the transcript HERE.