Life is what happens when we are making plans

I have been taking a break from blogging. Since walking away from unpleasant family dynamics last year, fake holidays like Mother's and the upcoming, Father's Day are stressful. My emotions are all over the place and social media makes it worse. Not just the rigamarole of ads, memes, and posts all focused on the glory … Continue reading Life is what happens when we are making plans

Preparing for the Deep Dive into Lent

Yesterday I posted a photo of a book, and icon I had purchased at church. I started reading it to see what I needed to do to prepare to read this book for 40 days. The author mentioned that the study in this book could be used as a spiritual retreat. After having only been … Continue reading Preparing for the Deep Dive into Lent

Are we bearing fruit?

Photo by, @jccards Unsplash.com If we are bearing fruit... what does it look like? Is the fruit you are bearing strong and healthy? Adhering to scripture and Holy Tradition? Or is it moldy and stale, filled with personal doctrine and self interpretation of the scriptures based on backing up your worldly ideas of what Christianity … Continue reading Are we bearing fruit?