Today I wanted to share another prayer with you from the little booklet I mentioned previously, “Our Father: Meditations on the Lord’s Prayer” put out by The Orthodox Monastery of the Transfiguration in Ellwood City, PA. Each prayer is based on a section of the Lord's prayer and there is one for morning and one… Continue reading Let Us Pray to the Lord
I am so grateful for these reminders, each and every Sunday. Christ is risen! He is true Life! May your Sunday be filled with light and joy!
As I woke this morning there was a deep chill in the air. The temperature outside was 28 degrees! The world was bright and crisp and frosty. After a cup of coffee and a zoom meeting, I headed outside for a quick walk to document the beauty. We were filled in the morning with Thy… Continue reading Beauty in the Mornings
I would love to share prayers with you regularly. Prayer has definitely transformed my life and will transform all if we ask and allow. When I was very young I bought a poster that said, "Prayer changes things." I believed it at the time but now, 40 years later, I never imagined really how much!… Continue reading Prayerful Friday
I came across an incredible quote that I just needed to share. I read it in the book I’ve talked about many times before called Becoming a Healing Presence by Dr. Albert Rossi. He mentioned that he found it in the book The Art of Prayer and he was sharing about an incredible moment he… Continue reading “Seek God, such is the unalterable rule…”
It has been a couple years since I wrote about February's challenge of InCoWriMo: International Correspondence Writing Month When I first heard about InCoWriMo I was so excited! I love letter writing and sending cards and here was a challenge to write every single day in the Month of February! What fun! I think this… Continue reading InCoWriMo is Coming!
Yesterday I was blessed with a hike with my hubby! We chose a local Nature Preserve nearby and hit the trails. Lot's of water and trees and blue sky and clouds in beautiful formation. It was so lovely to spend time with my favorite person exploring this beautiful world! I just love taking in the… Continue reading Oh Lord, Our Lord, How Majestic
In reading the amazing book Acquiring the Mind of Christ by Archimandrite Sergius Bower of St. Tikhon Monastery, I wanted to share a bit from the chapter titled “Beauty That Saves the World: Beauty, Liturgy, and Liturgical Art.” Fr. Sergius starts the chapter by quoting St. Gregory Palamas who is referring to the account of… Continue reading The Beauty of Him Who is Almighty
By Thy Cross Thou didst destroy death. To the thief Thou didst open Paradise.For the Myrrhbearers Thou didst change weeping into joy,and Thou didst command Thy disciples, O Christ God,to proclaim that Thou art risen,granting the world great mercy. This was taken just a week ago at a nearby park where I was blessed to… Continue reading Proclaim it to All
As we come to this beautiful weekend God has given to us, I have been doing some reflecting on life and growth and my hopes and dreams for the future. I have been working hard on my goals for 2021, figuring out how I want my year to go. Deciding where I want to be… Continue reading A Year of Purpose and A New Podcast