I need to explain myself. Since the end of July I've posted nothing but my Maxim Mondays and I'm sure some of you are wondering what is going on. Maybe even getting bored. You know how summers can be....crazy-busy! The last 2 weeks has been spent in Southern California. I drove a team of kids… Continue reading Crazy-Busy, Beautiful-Awesome Summer
This beauty was ours to take in and dwell upon for four days of vacation with our dear church family! We spent 4 days and 3 nights camping at our First Annual Parish Camping Trip at Mt. Rainier National Park this past week and it was indeed a very blessed time of togetherness. A time… Continue reading Good and Pleasant to Dwell in Unity
We just got back from a big family camping trip. It was so wonderful and fun! But this explains my silence. Praise the Lord from the heavens; Praise Him in the heights! Praise Him, all His angels; Praise Him, all His hosts! Praise Him, sun and moon; Praise Him, all you stars of light! Praise… Continue reading Praise the Lord!
One of the reasons why I wanted to start this blog was to help myself learn to focus on things that encourage positivity, beauty and joy. Even in the midst of the challenging, difficult day. This is very difficult for me and always has been. I am so grateful for the opportunity to change this… Continue reading Joy Even in Trials
A year ago, in February, I was at the annual Pre-Lenten Women’s Retreat at Holy Resurrection in Tacoma, WA where the speaker was Kh. Krista West (The Opinionated Taylor on Ancient Faith Radio). Her talk was on Restoring the Image: Women, Beauty and the Church. This day was so eye opening for me and was… Continue reading Restoring the Image
"I know from experience that in this life people are divided in two categories. A third category does not exist; people either belong to one of the other. The first one resembles the fly. The main characteristic of the fly is that it is attracted by dirt. For example, when a fly is found in… Continue reading St. Paisios