Irene Archos is a teacher, editor, journalist and writer. She was born to Greek parents in Johannesburg, South Africa. She grew up in Athens and New York City. She has traveled, teaching and writing along the journey, through three continents. She has lived in Greece, Germany, Spain, Israel/Palestine and visited countless other countries. She was a cradle Orthodox who converted to the Faith while undergoing a personal crisis in Barcelona, Spain. She has been struggling for theosis for close to 15 years now. She has failed on a daily basis.