During the dark of winter, reach out with Advent studies and draw nearer to Christ and the experience of His Nativity.
I think you will like these. the first video is of the temple of Solomon. This is the temple where, Zachariah, Elizabeth's husband, served. It is also the temple where, Mary lived growing up. The place where she was fed by angels. The place where she was working wool to make the temple veil (that … Continue reading Two videos for you
Thank you Lord for all of the fish days! Here is a LINK to the fasting days for November and December 2020. Basically it's just the Nativity Fast that is left. Remember, we do not just fast from food but from words and deeds as well. We are trying to prepare ourselves for the coming … Continue reading Nativity Fasting Calendar
Tomorrow begins the Nativity Fast. A forty day observance of fasting, praying and alms giving to prepare ourselves to receive The King of Kings and Lord of Lords. Before we get into the main topic of this post, I wanted to tell you of an alms giving alternative you might be interested in. One of … Continue reading Nativity Fast Study
Prayer for PeaceAlmighty God and Creator, You are the Father of all people on the earth. Guide, I pray, all the nations and their leaders in the ways of justice and peace. Protect us from the evils of injustice, prejudice, exploitation, conflict and war. Help us to put away mistrust, bitterness and hatred. Teach us … Continue reading Pray for peace
The Nativity is just right around the corner. DO NOT PANIC! The Nativity Fast (Nov. 15th-Dec. 24th) is intended to be a joyous fast. The purpose of this fast is to help Christians remember that while the birth of every baby is a joyful event, we are to keep in mind WHY Christ is being … Continue reading Preparing for the Nativity Fast
I am gearing up for the upcoming Nativity Fast which begins on Nov. 15th and ends on Dec. 24th. Orthodoxy can be challenging. Who can tell me where this quote comes from? I have been prepping for the upcoming fast and one of the ways I am doing this is by watching videos on vegan … Continue reading Because Christ wants you to be sweet!