Lent Begins/Readings

Today is Clean Monday – the beginning of Lent!  One of the cool features of Orthodox Lent is that the weekday daily readings change from a Gospel selection and a reading from the NT letters or Acts to readings from the three parts of the Old Testament –...

Leap Day Thoughts

Happy leap day – February 29!  Here in New England it was a rare “warm” – 55-60 degrees in many places – February day.  Two thoughts about leap day/leap year: -I was born in late February – I just celebrated my birthday – and...

New Article Coming Soon

A new Our Faith article will soon be up on the church’s website.  Here is the first paragraph: I have a fun fact book about the Bible called Why Are There No Cats In The Bible?.  It is a good read and contains many lists and short articles about the Good Book. ...

Rhythm

Today’s assignment in the blogging exercise – rhythm – makes me want to write about bass playing, but I think Fr. Peck wants us to go more in a church direction for this one.  The Church calendar – not the one we get in the mail in December but...

The Garden

Our assignment today is to talk about soil.  When we think of our faith or of scripture we naturally think of the parable of the sower, where we can identify either with the sower – we need to take care where we plant – as well as the soil – are we...