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A Worldly Ascetic?

What are some of the characteristics that would be present in the life of an ascetic Orthodox Christian of the new millennium? He, or she, would have a greater desire:…

My Morning (it includes Lenten Doughnuts)

This morning was another unusually cold southern morning. It was 52 degrees! Ok I know all you Northerners are going what? 52 is cold? But seriously I was born and…

Shall we get to know each other better?

Let’s play tag-if you have a blog, TAG you’re it! Copy and Paste your answers to these questions onto your blog! “I didn’t start it I promise! Monica did!” 🙂…

My Handmade Journals

I love to make unique items, I love the character that a homemade item possesses. I love the feel, the smell and the giddy feeling of knowing that it was…

Monasticism: A Light for All People

This icon was recently forwarded to me by a dear friend. I wanted to share it with all of you. The icon reads: Christ is the Light of Angels Angels…

Every Orthodox mom should have this…

Bless them, O Lord, at home, at school, in their journeys and in every place of Thy dominion. Preserve and shelter them, O Lord, from flying bullets, arrows, the sword,…

Messed up my blog….

If you’re wondering what happened to my awesome list of Orthodox mom blogs don’t worry it’ll be back! I’m trying to change the background and it deleted my widgets, so…

American Idol – My Shephard? My Savior…OOHH My JESUS, My Saviour! That sounds more like it..

Ok, I have to admit that even though we don’t have cable (we do have a small tv that we bring out to watch videos on though)I enjoy watching American…

Lenten Hot Fudge Pudding Cake

This is one of my favorite Lenten desserts! It comes out delicious, you’d never know it was fasting!     Hot Fudge Pudding Cake Ingredients 1 1/4 cups sugar, divided…

Let every breath praise the Lord…

Ok, maybe I am being a little cheesy here but I can’t help it. We went to Sea World about a month ago and as we sat and watched the…