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Prodigal Son and the Resurrection

Resurrection hymnography every single Sunday continues even though we are in the preparatory period before Great Lent Begins, the Triodion. The Sundays leading up to Great Lent all have a theme and are meant to prepare us for the fasting season. The season of repentance and change, as I talked a bit about last week.… Continue reading Prodigal Son and the Resurrection

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Sunny Sunday

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

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Lead All Into My Kingdom

This Sunday reminder we hear during Diving Liturgy...it is chanted by the reader during the singing of the Beatitudes. "Having risen from the dead on the third day, the Lord bestowed His peace upon His disciples; and having blessed them, He sent them forth, saying: lead all into My Kingdom!" I just love the fact… Continue reading Lead All Into My Kingdom