Scripture and saints

Scripture Readings Thursday, May 13, 2021 Acts 4:23-31 John 5:24-30 Today’s commemorated feasts and saints Virgin Martyr Glyceria at Heraclea, and with her, Martyr Laodicius, Keeper of the Prison (ca. 177). Righteous Virgin Glykéria of Novgorod (1522). Translation of the Relics of Ven. Makáry, Archimandrite of Obruch (or Kanev—1678). Martyr Alexander of Rome (284-305). St….

Stay in the boat

If I post a recipe, the visits are many more than if I talk about Christ and the Orthodox Church. Jesus had something to say about that: John 6:26, KJV: “Jesus answered them and said, Verily, verily, I say unto you, Ye seek me, not because ye saw the miracles, but because ye did eat…

Philippians 2:3 Where is it?

RSV Do nothing from selfishness or conceit, but in humility count others better than yourselves. NKJV Let nothing be done through selfish ambition or conceit, but in lowliness of mind let each esteem others better than himself. I was watching an episode of The Andy Griffith Show the other day and I was stunned at…

Not everyone in church is a Christian…

…including those who serve! One of the many reasons why I left Protestantism was because of the prevalent greed, and corruption, of those in leadership. The embracing of worldly values by those in leadership also contributed to my dissatisfaction and need to find a place to land that had more dogma. DOGMA- a principle or…

A Tea Cup Full of Hope, Ch. 2

Simone’s interview was short and to the point. The shift manager explained a bit of how things were run and what she would be doing, asked her a few questions then told her she’d call her in the next couple of days to let her know if she had been hired. Simone smiled and got…

Unboxing video

May’s Sipsby box, and a box of incense & oils from the Holy Cross Hermitage in West Virginia. Do you have a favorite tea? Let me know in comments. Christ is risen!