Certainly everyone in the world (give or take) has seen this controversial photo: I'm not about to start a discussion of "fat-shaming" etc., or the particular merits of exercise. I just want to point out that this person has decided what her priorities are and has worked hard. She is proud of her results and … Continue reading What’s your excuse?
(I was going to share this post sooner, but it got preempted.) Miss Moppet just recently received some lovely gifts that I want to share! This knitted bag came from a dear friend, Christina, in Alabama. I'm going to use it for a diaper bag. NO ONE will have one like it. (c; Notice the … Continue reading Baby Gifts
I wish I had better news. We were holding off on announcing the fact that we were expecting a surprise baby. So this is rather anticlimactic. I'm still "with child" but the baby has gone to God. He (we don't know the sex) died at 10 weeks, 6 days, probably last Friday. I heard his … Continue reading Gabriel
Today is Pentecost. When the Holy Apostles were gathered in Jerusalem together after the Ascension, they must have been downcast and fearful. They had been on quite a roller coaster - Palm Sunday, Holy Week, the crucifixion and death, the incredible resurrection, the appearances of Christ after His resurrection... Now they were alone again and … Continue reading The Holy Spirit descends…
When did people stop thinking? "Logic!" said the Professor half to himself. "Why don't they teach logic at these schools? - C. S. Lewis, The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe I have a serious beef with a current fashion in arguments. It goes like this: Person 1: I support A. Person 2: Then you … Continue reading Logic is out of fashion
It's been a good while since I did a yarn-along post. I've been just exhausted and it's difficult to get into a knitting/crocheting/sewing project while Miss Moppet is clamoring for attention. She likes to pull the yarn and eat the needles. While I commend her taste, I can't afford to let her frog all of … Continue reading Yarn Along: Baby Coat
This is a very well done video (only just over 30 minutes) giving an overview of the Orthodox Divine Liturgy. Good for sharing with interested non-Orthodox people, but also nice to watch for anyone. //www.youtube-nocookie.com/embed/hm2qSeiTCfI?rel=0 h/t Ad Orientem