Month: November 2018

Are we making ourselves obsolete?

I like to gather stories. From episodic t.v. to the people I encounter daily, I like to steep in their stories. They are the little satchels of tea, I am the hot water. Transformed into something better after each encounter. Now, I… Read More

Working hard to let it go

Confession was interesting last night. I realized I had been judgemental and prideful (per usual). How has this any different than other confessions of pride, or having a judgemental attitude?I was feeling these things towards those still in the world of Protestantism…. Read More

Happy Thanksgiving!

Last night, we didn’t have a large number of people in the catecumen class. There were 2-3 people who were actual catecumens and the other 6 were already baptized members of the Orthodox Church. Our priest did a round table discussion for… Read More

W.I.P Illuminated Alphabet

It used to bother me in school when my teachers would insist that I show them my work. I tend to work more intuitively. It’s hard to show your work when you did not start out with a plan. Now that I… Read More

Iodine deficiency

Flu shot truth

Please watch this video and do research, real research from people who have experienced tragedy related to vaccines, before you go out and get a flu shot this year, or before you continue to blindly vaccinate your children. It just does not… Read More

Items of interest

I like to have spaces that contain favorite items. I think this will be fun to draw and I intend to do so soon. Observe the light on the form, the cast shadow, the highlights. It all contributes toward giving everything a… Read More

American history and poetry

I am an advocate of reading. I believe it is never too late to give yourself what you were denied, by your hand or someone else’s, while you were growing up. I have been puttering away reading the great American classics. This… Read More

Illuminated Alphabet Workshop

Perhaps some day I will be proficient enough to create something so wondrous, but today is not that day. Yesterday, I participated in an Illuminated Alphabet workshop held at my temple in our dining hall. I’m hooked. The city in which I… Read More