Dormition Fast Day 5

Mary as the Jar of Manna (She holds within herself/her womb, Christ Who as the Breadof life, feeds us and sustains us always.). This icon could also be used as a representation of Mary as the Ark of the Covenant. In each, she holds life giving, preciousness. As, The Jar of Manna: Exodus 16:33. So…

Dormition Fast Day 4

A few days ago, I stopped posting about the Dormition Fast. there was not much interest in these posts so I thought, ‘Why bother?’. That was wrong of me. Please forgive me, Theotokos. I was reading tonight in; The Marion Option, God’s Solution to a Civilization in Crisis by Carrie Gress, PhD. As I read,…

Dormition Fast Day 1

  Amen… Lord have mercy. (12 times) Call to Worship: Come, let us worship God our King. Come let us worship Christ, our King and God. Come let us worship and bow before Christ, the King and our God. Daily Psalm Psalm 3 (Mondays and Saturdays) How many are my foes, O Lord.How many are…

Book review: The Orthodox Veneration of the Mother of God

Please watch my video of my review of what I believe to be a good book for converts to read, or really anyone with issues about venerating Mary. I’m not sure I made clear the use of the word ‘until’ in my reading so I’m putting that page here for you to read. “After the…