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
Dear faithful followers, I am sorry that I have neglected this space for much of the summer. I have put a lot of focus on Instagram and Facebook (a new adventure) in order to begin building up Kindler of Joy Creations. One thing I have learned over the last many months of isolation from many… Continue reading Resurrection Reminders
It is Sunday, the day we are reminded through the hymns we sing that Christ has conquered death, and He has risen from the dead! The dead arose! Glory to God for all things! Glory to Jesus Christ forever! I started a new Facebook Page for Kindler of Joy Creations! This will be a place… Continue reading Resurrection Reminder
Happy Sunday morning, friends! I pray you are well and filled with peace this Sunday morning. Today is Father’s Day! Happy Father’s Day to all you fathers out there! I’d like to share a section of Becoming a Healing Presence again. A beautiful, encouraging section, my favorite section of the whole book! The title of… Continue reading Subtraction Leads to Joy