Today begins the Lenten Triodion, the period of time in preparation for Great Lent which begins just three weeks from tomorrow. During this preparation period we get to sing some beautiful hymns, as we do in Great Lent as well. I hope to share these with you as we go, but I have chosen a… Continue reading Sundays are for the Resurrection
We Glorify and Praise Thy Resurrection
Saturday evenings are set aside for the Vespers service in preparation for Divine Liturgy on Sunday mornings. Last night the service was canceled at the Church due to inclement weather, so we read and sang this service in our home. Inclement weather, but beautiful! We got about 8 inches of snow Friday into Saturday. This… Continue reading We Glorify and Praise Thy Resurrection
He is Risen as He Said…
...for He is almighty! Oh, yes, He is! And I am basking in the glow of this Resurrection Sunday. This day we get to hear all about our Risen Lord. Do you see the Light? Can you feel the warmth of His love? Have mercy on us, O Christ, the Giver of Life. May the… Continue reading He is Risen as He Said…
“Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart in Peace”
And when the days of her purification according to the law of Moses were accomplished, they brought him to Jerusalem, to present him to the Lord; (As it is written in the law of the Lord, Every male that openeth the womb shall be called holy to the Lord;) And to offer a sacrifice according… Continue reading “Now Lettest Thou Thy Servant Depart in Peace”
Come, O People, Christ is Risen!
Each Sunday I spend time relishing in this beautiful fact...Christ is Risen! He has trampled down death, He has freed us from our suffering, He has delivered the world from the enemy's deceit. Some days I cling to these hymns to enlighten my world from the darkness that surrounds. To lift me up out of… Continue reading Come, O People, Christ is Risen!
Our Life and Resurrection
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!
Oh Lord, Our Lord, How Majestic
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
Proclaim it to All
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
The Whole Universe was Filled with Light
One month ago today my priest gave a sermon that I have been thinking on over the last month. He talked a great deal about the darkness of this world and how through the season we were approaching, Nativity, Theophany and even all the way to February 2nd, the Feast of the Presentation of our… Continue reading The Whole Universe was Filled with Light
Hello friends! Happy Sunday to you! Happy Resurrection Sunday! At the end of August I watched a documentary called Social Dilemma. It’s the kind of documentary that can change your life if you allow it. I hope I have allowed it even somewhat. More importantly, about the same time, and shortly after posting about my… Continue reading Hope