Category: Material

  • T’was the night before Christmas

    T’was the night before Christmas

    It’s Christmas Eve, and for many of us we wait the big old man and his sleigh. As kids we love Santa who gives us toys every year.  As adults we love watching this fictional character in movies. We love the story of Santa. Overall Christmas is described as a ‘magical’ season, the best time […]

  • Finding One’s Calling In Life

    Finding One’s Calling In Life

    I wanted to share this simple but powerful pamphlet I stumbled upon on my visit to St Vladimir’s Seminar by the late Fr Thomas Hopko. It is a refreshing take on answering the question “what’s my calling in life?” Although many of these are highlighted in the pamphlet itself, I wanted to share some of my […]

  • Did I Make The Right Choice?

    Did I Make The Right Choice?

    “I saw my life branching out before me like the green fig tree in the story. From the tip of every branch, like a fat purple fig, a wonderful future beckoned and winked. One fig was a husband and a happy home and children, and another fig was a famous poet and another fig was […]

  • A Game of Chess

    A Game of Chess

    I’ve been playing a lot of chess recently. It’s a nice quick break when I need one and the variety of the game always keeps me coming back for more. (I’ve read that there are so many possible games that no one will invest the effort to calculate the exact number). There is something immensely enjoyable […]

  • Lenten Cookbook

    Lenten Cookbook

    Lent is upon us! This cookbook takes all of the work out of coming up with healthy and nutritious things you can cook so that you can focus on what matters most during this time. Each of the four weeks worth of recipes starts out with a weekly shopping list. These ingredients will be all you need to […]

  • Burst At The Seams

    Burst At The Seams

    I catch a thread at the corner of my eye, panic at the state of my dress.

  • Wanted-A Man

    Wanted-A Man

    Over the door of every profession, every occupation, every calling, the world has a standing advertisement: “Wanted–A Man.” Wanted, a man who will not lose his individuality in a crowd, a man who has the courage of his convictions, who is not afraid to say “No,” though all the world say “Yes.” Wanted, a man […]

  • 15 Instagram Accounts To Follow

    15 Instagram Accounts To Follow

    As a self-proclaimed “professional instagrammer” and aspiring Insta-Celeb, my Christian recommendations to you should be “sweeter than honey” to your mouth (Psalm 119:103)!

  • The Church: Why It Matters

    The Church: Why It Matters

    This is a guest post by Sara Malak   In a world in which we are constantly bombarded with a need to be and to do, where we are frequently asked “what do you do? what do you want to be?” We seem to have lost a clear vision of what we are here for. […]

  • Not Another New Year’s Resolution

    Not Another New Year’s Resolution

    #54. When you fall, get up immediately and start over.