January is National Hot Tea Month

To celebrate, national Hot Tea Month, I am featuring this book by Tea Exemplar, Emilie Barns who sadly passed away in 2016 at the age of 78. In this book, Mrs. Barnes includes, recipes, teatime stories and inspiration. I highly recommend it for your tea loving friend or traditional housewife. I had the great opportunity…

Beware the wolves (A priest writes a letter about Peter Heers)

Taken from the OCA website. June 8, 2020 A Letter of a Parish Priest to His Flock In a letter dated June 5, 2020 to his clergy and monastics, His Eminence Archbishop Alexander of Dallas made available to his faithful the following reflection written by a “wise priest in the diocese”. I have waited a…

Need some hope?

I am trying not to spend the next four years in a cycle of anxiety and anger. Being connected to the Orthodox Church helps.

Faith without works is dead

James 2:14-26 14 What does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can faith save him? 15 If a brother or sister is naked and destitute of daily food, 16 and one of you says to them, “Depart in peace, be warmed and filled,” but you do not give them…

Are we bearing fruit?

If we are bearing fruit… what does it look like? Is the fruit you are bearing strong and healthy? Adhering to scripture and Holy Tradition? Or is it moldy and stale, filled with personal doctrine and self interpretation of the scriptures based on backing up your worldly ideas of what Christianity looks like? It is…

John Mackey is right and he triggered a whole mess of ignorant snowflakes

John Mackey was quoted (in a poorly written People magazine article by Eric Todisco)as saying, “The best solution is not to need healthcare,”… and he is absolutely right. Clean eating and movement are two of the main ways you can take control of your health right now… today. The backlash on social media was incredible…

The lies you are told

This is FAR from healthy. What is her fasting glucose number? What is her blood pressure? How far can she walk without shortness of breath? Putting on a workout outfit does not make one fit and healthy!! She is morbidly obese and there is a reason why it is called ‘morbid obesity’ because obesity at…