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Why is it so hard to find the right man?

“All the good men are taken.” “I always fall for someone who doesn’t like me.” “All the guys that like me are so clingy!” Do any of...

Adulting: A lesson in emotional maturity

Now that I'm getting older and I am starting to get my sh*t together, I've realized something interesting: Though "grownups" pay bills, go to...

Orthodox Woman: Khouria Mimi

When Khouria Manal aka Mimi arrived in Toronto nearly a year ago, I knew immediately there was something special about her. A self-described "shark"...

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...