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
It is literally a sunny Sunday here in the Pacific Northwest. A very welcome sight after record breaking, what seems to be, non-stop rain. Sunny Sundays and Resurrection Reminders, two terms I coined as I've been working on reminding myself how truly blessed Sundays are in that we celebrate the Resurrection of Christ each and… Continue reading Sunny Sunday
Welcome to Sunday, the Lord's day. The day we are reminded that Christ is Risen. Everyday. He has conquered death. I love Sundays. One of my favorite parts of the hymnography for the Resurrection is that over and over again we hear how Christ has conquered death. He has brought light from darkness. It is… Continue reading Sunny Sunday
Free Us From Our Sufferings
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.
Such beautiful hymns sung last night. First reminding us that Christ is Risen! One of my favorite things about much of the Resurrectional hymnography is the constant reminder that by rising from the dead, He has conquered death! Come, let us rejoice in the Lord, Who has destroyed the dominion of death! It is such… Continue reading Resurrection Reminder
It's Sunday! Here is your weekly dose, your reminder, of the Resurrection! Christ is Risen! Everyday! Have a very blessed Sunday. May He Who illumines all, fill you with His joy this day and all week to come!
Resurrection Sunday Tone 7
These Sundays, every Sunday, are focused on the Eucharist and the resurrection. My favorite days because I get to sing of the Resurrection. Of His trampling down death by death. Of His bringing joy into all the world! I love this one because it speaks of Christ Who has "enlightened all creation"! We see that… Continue reading Resurrection Sunday Tone 7
Sunday's are blessed! They are truly an incredible blessing simply because each and every Sunday throughout the entire year we remember the Resurrection of Christ. We are in the Paschal season right now but when it ends in a week and a half we will continue to remember His conquering death, His glorious Resurrection on… Continue reading Resurrection Sunday