When we got to church before Vespers and walked over to see the puppies, Moppet said, "That's a big dog!" One of the older girls said, "it's a goat!" Actually, it was a sheep. The children naturally went eagerly toward the pen to greet the new arrival but the sheep was clearly skittish. As we … Continue reading Friends
I was actually thinking this morning of writing a post which I've been pondering for a while, distilling some ideas into coherent statements. I was asked years ago to write about how I had come to Orthodoxy and never did. Plus, I've been thinking more deeply lately about the vast gulf between Orthodoxy and Catholicism* … Continue reading The blog post you don’t get
Such a pretty sunset on our walk this evening! Of note: (3) Kelvin Hemholtz clouds, and (5) virga.
A beautiful morning today! And 19 years ago on a similar, sunny, spring morning we became parents.
Xristos Anesti!! Orthodox brothers and sisters, it is with a heavy heart that I am posting today to plead with you on behalf of a close personal friend. He is literally being persecuted in Raleigh, NC on behalf of his Orthodox Christian faith and Greek ethnicity. This is not an exaggeration, this is real life … Continue reading Prayer request
A highlight of St. Thomas Sunday.
Moppet: Is it waining [sic] yet? Me: No, it's not raining. Look at me: "rrruh, rrruh, rrraining." Now you say, "rrruh." Moppet: Rrruh. Me: Good! Now say: "rrraining." Moppet: "Rrraining." Me: Good! "Is it rrraining?" Moppet: Nnooo. 😂 She got me.