This photo was taken one week ago as I visited my daughter in Maryland. We visited the battlefield of Manassas on a clear, bright day. This tree was alone, tall, and strong against the brilliant blue sky. It struck me with awe and I stood for a long time taking it in. Scenes like this… Continue reading Glory to Thy Resurrection
I love to sing! Singing changes everything! Singing brings sunshine during rain, almost always. Our Resurrection Reminder today is telling us to sing! I shared this photo quote in August of 2019 but I love it so much and it is for the tone of this week, Tone 6. It is so bright and sunny,… Continue reading Let Us All Sing
Today in hymns for the Resurrection, the weekly reminder that Christ is risen!, we sing so many beautiful hymns it is hard to choose just one. In November 2019 I shared some stichera hymns of the Resurrection tone 5. This one we sang last night... I remember this photo well. It was a crisp, sunny… Continue reading Praise and Worship the Word
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
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
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!
Good morning, friends! I want to share something I've been working on and hopefully get a few of you to help me test it out! Last summer a friend of mine approached me and told me how they would a calendar with the Resurrection Reminders, the hymnography of the church. I was really inspired by… Continue reading Calendar Beta Test
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!
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
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