Today we recognize the faithful departed who went to heaven, paradise. Of course, they are enjoying real life with God. We pray for them for every Holy Liturgy, but today is a special day, and they may pray for us as well. Remembering what happened in the earthquake in Turkey and Syria, where many passed away, today’s sermon is called, “The Earth is the Lord’s.” Earth belongs to the Lord from Day One when he created everything else. This is when we know everything was desolate, full of darkness. And in six......