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Vegan Cornbread Recipe

After years of meatless Thanksgivings, certain recipes have become definite staples on our table but I am still always on the hunt for new and tasty lenten dishes.  This recipe…

Psalter Group Assignments {Nativity 2016}

Our Psalter Groups begin today! It’s such a blessing for me to organize these groups and to watch so many of you find comfort in these readings.  This is our…

Psalter Group Sign-Ups {Nativity 2016}

Can you believe the Nativity fast begins tomorrow? It does! I just love this time of year so much. Time to slow down and savor every word of the Psalms…

Orthodox Advent Study is Available for Download!

Advent is just about here! The Orthodox Advent Study is for sale again this year for $6.00. It is very simple to use this study. Simply print it out and…

Until the End of the Age, Saints Will Continue to Exist {Part 2}

This is the second part of Homily 18 of the book The Art of Salvation by Elder Ephraim.   The first part can be found here. While a certain ruler was…

Story of St. Fanourios + Fanouropita Recipe

I am reposting this from a few years back, since there is so little to be found on this great saint. Today (August 27) we celebrate the feastday of one…

Minimalism. A Challenge of Simplicity.

  Minimalism.  It’s a word that’s been floating around a bit more that usual lately and has really captivated my attention. More and more women are beginning to realize how…

Lenten Pancake Recipe

One of our favorite things to eat on fasting mornings are pancakes.  Sometimes we eat them plain, sometimes we add fresh blueberries, bananas or chocolate chips and other times we …

What You Need to Know About the Upcoming “Ecumenical” Council

The upcoming council  in June has raised many an eyebrow in Orthodox communities around the world.    As Orthodox Christians, we have a responsibility to educate ourselves and be active in…

Lenten Double Chocolate Banana Muffins Recipe

One thing that always seems  to help our fasting periods go more smoothly in our home, is having baked good available.  Every one of us has a sweet tooth that…