Reflections on The Sunday of Orthodoxy March is a busy time of year at our house, partly because it’s spring sports season, and partly because it’s Lent. Lent is the 40 day season of preparation that precedes Easter (or Pascha, which is the Hebrew word for Passover). For Orthodox Christians, Lent is one of the … More Slice of Life: Day 11
There’s a lot of hype associated with getting that perfect graduation picture. You know, that intense feeling that you need a perfect memory of you with your first born child wearing his college regalia right after the ceremony. Throw in some traditions like, “your grandfather had his picture taken from this very spot” or … More We Got the Grad!
It was one of those magical days that come between Christmas and New Years. The 3rd day of Christmas to be exact. The family was all together, the gifting and cooking and church going was complete and kids and parents alike were in holiday happiness. A short trip was scheduled over to the cabin where … More I Want My Wife to be a Successful Person
I have a lot to say about mission life! So, I’m going to write several posts about this over the next few weeks. Basically, what I want to say about mission life are these things: 1. It’s busy, 2. it’s hard, 3. it’s good for the soul, 4. everyone should try it sometime. … More Mission Life: Squeezing Your Sponge!
Breathe! Deep breath… in. Deep cleanse…out. When school has wrapped up for the year and baseball season is over and the last end-of-the-season party has finished and the final honors night has been attended, breathing is something you can do again. It’s not like you couldn’t breathe before, its just that you had to do shallow breathing! … More Breathing on the Tugaloo!