I decorated two beeswax candles for the chrismation of a sweet couple tomorrow morning. In several months we'll celebrate their wedding, one of three anticipated weddings in our parish this coming year! Glory to God!
Gabriel was due today. Since he (or she) would have been born at least a week ago anyway, today doesn't hold as much weight as you might think. It's more of an academic curiosity than anything. Very few babies are born on their due dates anyway. God knows how our days are numbered and some … Continue reading Reflecting
Thy nativity, O Christ our God, has shown to the world the light of wisdom; for by it, those who worshiped the stars were taught by a star to adore Thee the Sun of Righteousness, and to know Thee, the Orient from on high. O Lord, glory to Thee. Today the virgin, gives birth … Continue reading Christ is Born! Glorify Him!
We had a lovely Vesperal Liturgy of St. Basil this morning. I hope Miss Moppet does a little better tonight than she did this morning. I do want to help sing a bit more than I was able to. The house is filled with warmth and the scent of cinnamon (from the Litya bread for … Continue reading Christmas Eve
(Well, as close as it gets in south Mississippi.) It's so nice to take a little time off after the shop-related rush, leisurely designing new things with soft yarn. There's nothing like napping cats to make everything feel twice as cozy inside. I hope everyone is finding a corner of calm this Advent!
This is EXACTLY like Miss Moppet. I swear they could have borrowed her for the video (except she wouldn't keep a bow on her head).
I have more things to do than I can shake a stick at. Somehow, when I get tired and down, all these Southernisms seem so apt. Our first table-top tree. Out of the reach of little hands! I finished the last three censers last night, popping them in their wrapping around midnight. They'll go to … Continue reading Advent
Illustrating a proverb: Idiot-girl didn't know how to deal with a hank of hand-spun wool. * * * * * 30 minutes later...