“I Love You, Dad: A Dialogue of First Love”

Helen talia Sonia Odisho hit a homerun in this father-daughter “I love you, dad” (????? ???) song, performed in the Assyrian language and recorded with her own father, Mr. Odisho Moshe. This is a song that speaks to every…

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Book Presentation to His All Holiness the Patriarch

Yusuf Begtas:We must own our possessions without letting them own us. Those who are able to show this boldness and courage, and those who successfully carry this out in their lives achieve the highest rank possible. Accordingly, the more love and goodwill there is, the more life becomes meaningful and fulfilling.…

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A Visit to Derkube Village.

Yusuf Begtas:Over there… just over there… far away… there’s a village atop happiness hormone-secreting Turabdin. Though we might never visit it, that village belongs to us……

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The Meaning and Importance of Spiritual Rituals in Syriac Culture

Yusuf Begtas:In Syriac culture, the spiritual rituals performed with music-especially in churches-have a deep, multifaceted philosophy. The main purpose of these rituals of didactic character and educational meaning is to counter and affiliate the pathological problems of the mind with the warmth of the stable and therapeutic thoughts of the…

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Visiting From Abroad

Yusuf Begtas :When viewed through a sociological approach, there are many benefits to visiting one’s homeland from abroad.…

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The Glory of the Spirit and Nobleness of Intelligence

Yusuf Begtas: No entity in nature, whether organic or inorganic, exists solely for its own self. Due to the natural system, everything is interdependent. Just as the sun does not rise for itself, neither does a tree bear fruit for itself. The same goes for us humans. By virtue of mutual need, we must complete…

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ACN spreads Christmas cheer far and wide

By Fionn Shiner THE UK office of a leading Catholic charity has sent out a raft of aid programmes in the build-up to Christmas, helping suffering Christians around the globe, from Vietnam to Uganda to Russia.…

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The Middle East Council of Churches Inaugurates the “Season of Creation” 2021 Ecumenical Prayer from the National Evangelical Church in Beirut

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Under the patronage and presence of the President of the National Evangelical Union in Lebanon and President of the Council for the Evangelical Family HE Reverend Dr. Habib Badr, the Middle East Council of Churches inaugurated the “Days of the Season of Creation” 2021 for the first time in the Middle East. An Ecumenical Prayer…

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Call from Iraqi doctors to the community 

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We , Iraqi Australian doctors, have been privileged to look after your health for many years. Our main goal is to work with and for you. You have for many years entrusted us with your health and listened to our clinical judgment. Now we are asking you again, to trust our judgment about the safety…

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Syriac Culture and Its Future Perspective

Yusuf Begtas The historical traces of Syriac culture and its unique structure in the realm of art, crafts, architecture, folklore, economy can be seen in different regions of Turkey such as Antakya, ?skenderun, Adana, Malatya, Urfa, Elaz??, Ad?yaman, Diyarbak?r, Mardin, Van,…

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The Inner Door and Absolute Truth

Yusuf Begtas “Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me.” (Revelation 3:20)…

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The Benefits of Generosity

Yusuf Begtas :Our lives belong to us as much as they belong to others; our lives belong to this life as much as they belong to another. Helping and supporting one another with unconditional love and for the benefit of the fellow man is imperative for…

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Masks and Intentions

Yusuf Begtas :Beyond known meanings, masks that hide the true nature of one’s self/personality are deceptive intentions/speech/actions and manipulative behavior/roles that conceal sincere emotions and true appearance. In this negative fashion, one experiences a terrifying alienation both towards themselves and those they are in…

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