Orthodox Christian Holy Week

READING SCRIPTURE I was visiting some Youtube channels that I had watched during my 'seeker time' before I converted. I was looking at scripture reading plans and came across a video I will share with you below. https://www.youtube.com/embed/vhS3B0w3S7w

Getting back to church and a la cart topics

Next week is Passion Week. Tomorrow is Palm Sunday. There will be a liturgy every morning next week plus all of the services for Pascha. I have been gone from church so much that people had begun to ask my sister if I had moved! It is a delicate balance trying to attend when there … Continue reading Getting back to church and a la cart topics

Bagging on prots… again

To be clear, when I say I am 'bagging' on someone it is THIS: bag on someone in. to criticize someone. Stop bagging on me! I'm tired of all your complaining. 2. n. to tease someone. The other day on twitter, someone pointed out that I tend to trash talk Protestants... alot. And they are … Continue reading Bagging on prots… again

Which Ukraine do you support?

There is SO much going on with this Ukraine/Russia conflict. So much more than what is being reported. I see people supporting Ukraine through prayer and donations but which Ukraine do they support? There is a civil war going on in Ukraine. Putin was asked by one side to help support and protect them. He … Continue reading Which Ukraine do you support?

Bible fraud

1 Timothy 6:3-5 KJV If any man teach otherwise, and consent not to wholesome words, even the words of our Lord Jesus Christ, and to the doctrine which is according to godliness; he is proud, knowing nothing, but doting about questions and strifes of words, whereof cometh envy, strife, railings, evil surmisings, perverse disputings of … Continue reading Bible fraud

Your 10 Lenten dares!

Do you know people like this? I do, yet even when I point it out to them in scripture they still refuse to believe. The other side of that coin is often these same people talk themselves out of doing what they read in the bible by refusing to believe what they read pertains to … Continue reading Your 10 Lenten dares!

Another, more compelling reason to go to bed earlier and; do you have a prayer rule?

Not too long ago, an article came out further exposing the sleep habits of our ancestors. Apparently, it was common for people to sleep in two shifts during the night. In an age where; once the sun went down you relied on candles, oil lamps and/or the light from the fire burning in the fireplace, … Continue reading Another, more compelling reason to go to bed earlier and; do you have a prayer rule?

How to use prayer, and essential oils for healing?

Together of course! Take your bottle of essential oil you wish to use and either pray over the entire bottle or place a few drops into your hand that is not dominant and place your dominant hand over the palm of your non-dominant hand. Pray into the oils what you wish for them to do … Continue reading How to use prayer, and essential oils for healing?

Thinking of becoming a monastic?

It's not exactly something you can go to your school counselor and talk about or see a booth set up in your gym on career day. There is a great deal of criticism toward those who do not contribute monetarily to our society. Even in cultures that are used to monasteries there is push back … Continue reading Thinking of becoming a monastic?