Women’s History Month

Remembering the Theotokos (Virgin Mary) Instead of celebrating other flawed humans, I’m celebrating the Theotokos this month (and every month). The perfect example of Christian femininity. I had always loved the icon, Mary, softener of evil hearts, but until I wrote this post, I did not know that these two icons pictured in my post…

Giving up the Internet for Lent? Not me.

Saint Isidore was born in the middle of the sixth century, and was related to the Visigoth royal family who converted to Orthodoxy from Arianism during his lifetime. Saint Isidore was the brother of three saints: Saint Leander (February 27), Saint Fulgentius, and Saint Florentina. Orphaned at an early age, he was educated by his…

How I get when I lose weight…

I work hard to lose weight. I lose weight then think, ‘Maybe I have cancer!’. I don’t have cancer but I am trying to figure out how I managed to lose 10lbs in 10 days. I have not been able to do some of the challenge days on this 30 day kettlebell challenge. Everyday life…

2020 Goals

Not resolutions… goals. My first goal is a carry over from last year. last year’s attempt was a bit of a failure. I have a rather large backyard. No pets, no kids so what to do with it? ‘People make money off their land don’ they?’ asked the woman who prefers her nature on a…