Advent IV

  Well, are you ready?   Wednesday is coming quickly and we all want to make sure we are doing things the way we are supposed to.   These are the days we try to cross off those last couple of items from the wish list.   We want to make sure we get everyone... Continue Reading →

Advent III

It is a custom in the homes of Orthodox Christians to have an East facing wall dedicated to icons. Icons are those uniquely two dimensional depictions of familiar saints and holy figures. There are many famous examples, the most is the portrayal of the Trinity in which three angelic figures gaze upon one another.  ... Continue Reading →

Advent II

My wife has a big heart. In the summer of 2016 I was going to be doing a lot of traveling. Sara decided to basically open a hotel for dogs in our humble seminary dwelling. Sara was more than happy to take on all comers.   Now I don’t know what you folks know about... Continue Reading →

Advent I

The white is on the ground and the blue is on the altar.   There is no doubting the changing of the seasons.   The season of Advent is here.   Advent is a season of dueling anticipations.   The first we know well, the coming of the infant Jesus in the crib on Christmas.... Continue Reading →

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