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Urban farming: The green concrete jungle

When you live in a city, there aren’t many opportunities to get your hands dirty. Growing food takes time, energy, resources, and most importantly,...

Happy Mother’s Day!

It's Mother's Day on Sunday, a day to honor all the mothers, grandmothers, Godmothers, and mothers at heart. A day to honor their sacrifice,...

Describe your dream woman

For a long time, I sang the anthem of self-pity: "There are no good Orthodox men!" I'd proclaim, "Where have they all gone?! The...

Do you remember me?

Once a month on Saturday mornings, before the break of dawn, I'd venture out into the city to volunteer with the poor. There I...

Orthodox Feminism

On March 8, International Women's Day, I posted this on social media: Today, on #InternationalWomensDay, I want to take a minute to honor the woman that changed...

The swan, the lake and the bridge

Yesterday, I went for a lovely walk in Toronto with a friend. We walked for nearly three hours, strolling along the lake; we watched...

Orthodox Entrepreneur: Vesna

In honor of International Women's Day, which is today, Sofia Synergy is launching a new column called, #OrthodoxEntrepreneur. This column will feature the exciting...

A crumb of God’s love

For the past couple of months, I've been thinking about this quote, "The Poor our Master." I first came across this saying at St....

Describe your dream man

A few weeks ago, I asked three of my closest Orthodox friends a tough question: "Describe your dream man in 200-250 words max." Their responses astonished...

How to recycle right

The Blue Box program began in Kitchener, Ontario in 1983, and now millions of people all around the world are recycling. Recycling is the...