What a glorious spring day yesterday! I had some fun weeding the herb garden yesterday and exploring the budding flowers and trees! I loved it! Here is our beautiful reminder of the resurrection today! Have a very blessed Sunday!
As we walk our way through lent I thought I'd share with you one of my favorite prayers said specifically during Great Lent. It really is the perfect reflection of what our journey through lent is about. To change me. To work on me and my own salvation. I find this prayer to sum up… Continue reading Prayer of St. Ephraim
As we continue the joyful celebration of the Fast, we cry aloud: Keep us all in peace, O Lord, deliver us from every snare of the enemy, and in Thy surpassing love count us worthy to venerate with fear Thy precious Cross, through which Thou grantest to the inhabited earth Thy mercy, O Thou Who… Continue reading Wednesday of the Third Week
This chapter was somewhat familiar to me. I've read it three times now and I've actually written about it on KofJ before. In fact, I was tempted just to reblog one of my posts about it but I decided not to. I'll reference it though. It is pretty astonishing to me that as I sit… Continue reading Book Club Monday – Chapter 6 Notes
Happy Resurrection Sunday to you all! I know this is late, but somehow, over the last few days it completely slipped my mind to get this post ready and scheduled. We did get to see my father-in-law for the first time in over a year so that made for an exciting last few days. It… Continue reading Sunday Reminder
Reading the Psalms as often as possible brings such peace and calm into my life. I have worked really hard to make this a part of my daily morning routine. On hard days it brings comfort and encouragement. I find nourishment for my soul. Here is one that fed me lately. May you also be… Continue reading Ready is My Heart
And T-shirts? What? Yep...we now have T-shirts available. It was designed because of a suggestion from a friend. He told us that the amazing drawing of Christ conquering death would make an awesome T-shirt. So we did a bunch of research and decided to go with an online partner to create them. Teespring will print… Continue reading Pascha is coming! Got Cards? And T-shirts?
This Great Lent I bought a book to read during this 40 day journey. It is an older book republished by Ancient Faith Publishing called Pilgrimage to Pascha. It is a devotional with a meditation on each day as well as "Font of Wisdom", sharing quotes from saints. On this day, Tuesday of the Second… Continue reading Pilgrimage to Pascha-
This chapter begins the 2nd section of the book, Reclaiming the Present: Stepping Stones on the Path Out of Despondency. Boy! Do I need this 2nd section! Some practical tips to help me out of this sticky mud! Chapter 5 on Prayer and Despondency, for me, hits home the fact that my intense struggles in… Continue reading Prayer and Despondency—Chapter 5 Notes
This Sunday, the hymn that I chose to share with you as our Resurrection Reminder actually comes from the Lenten Triodion. This hymn is so vivid. Make us worthy to receive Thy light, for we sing praises to thy glorious Resurrection! Blessed Sunday to you all!