Today marks the middle of the Feast of Feasts! Pascha is a 40 day feast! So wonderfully full of joy and excitement, celebrating the victory over death! I love that Pascha is 40 days long! Mostly because I need time to come out of the "Bright Week Blues". Have you ever heard of that term,… Continue reading Midfeast-Christ is risen!
Christ is Risen! Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death and upon those in the tombs bestowing life. Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death and upon those… Continue reading The Last Sunday of Pascha
Christ is Risen! This past week brought us to the middle of the Paschal period, which means we are half-way to Pentecost, and even closer to the Ascension of our Lord. I came across this hymn we sing on Saturday evening, for the 5th Sunday of Pascha, that reminded me of this fact… The middle… Continue reading The Middle of the Feast
Christ is risen from the dead trampling down death by death and upon those in the tombs bestowing life! Despite all the strange and crazy world we live in, we have made it through this lentiest lent ever and we have come to this beautiful and bright place, the place where our minds and hearts… Continue reading Christ is Risen!
Today's Resurrection Reminders comes a tiny bit earlier than usual. In our services at Church we have a Vespers service each and every Saturday evening. This service is in preparation of the the Sunday Divine Liturgy and it is when we sing all the Resurrectional Stichera hymns. Tonight we sang a hymn that actually mentions… Continue reading Resurrection Reminders
Today we sang this beautiful hymn, reminding us that our Lord trampled down death, freeing us from our sufferings! Christ is Risen, every day! See Him all around, in His creation. Magnificent, bright, beautiful world.
...again and again. After yesterday's post my dear hubby sent me this quote. Forgiveness has risen from the grave! Christ is Risen! Every day!
A little bit of Pascha today. As I talk about in That Feeling, this hymn is how we start our midnight service and procession after receiving the light. It fills me. Joy! Have a blessed week! Christ is Risen....every day!
Your weekly dose of the Resurrection because Christ is Risen Everyday! We sang this beautiful hymn last night at Great Vespers. We sang "in joy". I sing with Joy! Christ is Risen! I was reading through some older notes that I wrote for this blog and came across this "simple idea" I had for my… Continue reading Resurrection Reminder
Beauty and joy are found in these Sundays when we get to sing about His enlightening the whole world. When we get to sing about all of creation rejoicing in Him. About Him bringing joy into all the world. For us! Today we also celebrate one of the Great Feasts, The Nativity of the Theotokos.… Continue reading Resurrection Reminder