Annunciation

Slice of Life 2019: Day 25 Today is the Feast of Annunciation in the Orthodox church. It is celebrated on this day that the angel Gabriel told Mary that she would conceive and bare a son named Jesus. Orthodox Christians all over the world celebrate this day by eating fish! Tonight, we ate a big … More Annunciation

The Blessing of the Chickens

Slice of Life 2019: Day 9 Today, our priest came for a house blessing. After he blessed our home, he moved out to the chicken coop. So, now we will be eating blessed eggs! I love this image of Father out there blessing our yard and chickens. I figure, the more blessings the merrier.

A March for Life

  Last year on January 19,  I made the decision to participate in the Atlanta March for Life. I made the decision based upon two reasons:  1. In response to the Women’s Marches of 2017, I wanted my boys see a demonstration of peace, humility and love where people of all ages and orientations stood … More A March for Life

Paleo and Vegan: Curried Pumpkin Coconut Soup

If you’re like me and you need to eat Paleo for digestive reasons, Advent fasting can be fairly challenging.  Advent is that six week period prior to Christmas in which Christians prepare for the nativity of Christ.  Orthodox Christians keep a vegan fast during the weeks of Advent to prepare the heart and body for … More Paleo and Vegan: Curried Pumpkin Coconut Soup