Jesus heals the woman with the issue of blood

Can you imagine bleeding your whole entire life? Not only that, but because your culture believes that a woman’s menstruation is a cures, you cannot go to church (synagogue) as long as you are bleeding. You are entirely cut off form your… Read More

My poor cross

One of the women at church who is Russian had given me a. St. Matrona medallion. Until, Thursday, I wore it on the same chain as my cross. As you can see, it did quite a bit of damage to my cross…. Read More

Div. Liturgies during the week…

Are my favorite!! Today we commemorated, St. John of San Francisco. Read more about him HERE. Liturgies during the week are my favorite. On Sunday, we are at max capacity. It gets a bit too warm for me. Also, the week day… Read More

The Apostles’ Fast On fasting. Observing the Apostles’ Fast Living as Apostles  

The Apostles’ Fast

The Apostles’ fast began Saturday night. It lasts for one week. HERE is a link to an Orthodox Christian article about the Original Apostles. I hope you read it and find it illuminating.

I have a small garden

I feel a bit, Karen Blixen from Out of Africa writing this. In the opening of the movie; Out of Africa, she says, ‘I had a farm in, Africa.’ It was a big deal for her. This garden is a big deal… Read More

The Apostles Fast 2019

The Apostles’ Fast is quickly approaching (June 22nd to June 28th). Are you ready? You might be asking yourself, “Why do I need to prepare for the Apostles’ Fast? It’s a dinky fast- kind of in the middle of the year. I’m… Read More

Why simplicity matters

I wanted to title this post; Why Tasha Tudor, Townsends, and living simply calls to us but it wouldn’t fit neatly on the title header. Years ago, I heard of some people (people who lived in bigger cities) wanting to change things… Read More

Studying the gospels

It all begins with the book of, Matthew. Here is a bit about him from, Orthodox Wiki: The holy, glorious and all-laudable Apostle and Evangelist Matthew is the author of the Gospel of Matthew and one of the Twelve Apostles. The apostle’s… Read More