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Sunday of the Myrrh-Bearing Women

Who were the Myrrh-Bearing Women?

According to Scripture and Sacred Tradition, the Myrrh-Bearing women are said to be: The Mother of God (Virgin Mary); Mary Magdalene; Mary, the wife of Clopas; Joanna, wife of Chouza; Salome, the mother of the sons of Zebedee; Mary and Martha, the sisters of Lazarus; and, Susanna. 382 more words


Bright Thursday at Grand Rapids Natural Health Event & Curry Kitchen

So last night Amanda and I went to a fundraiser at Grand Rapids Natural Health. When I saw they’d be serving raw food, I was imagining something fancy like cucumber hollowed out and filled with tapenade, so at first I was bummed when we walked in and saw platters of fresh fruit and raw veggies. 297 more words


Gospel of John 20:19-31: The Resurrected Jesus' appearance to the Apostles

After Jesus’ Resurrection and appearance to Mary Magdalene (John 20, 1-11), later that same day in the evening, He appeared to His Disciples in a locked room… 582 more words


Steelers Safety Troy Polamalu: Put Pride Aside

Troy Polamalu is preparing to retire after a superior 12-year career with the NFL. In a past interview with Christian Broadcasting News (CBN) Polamalu shared talked pride, his faith, and how God allowed him to be a faithful servant. 7 more words

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2015 Pascha Basket: Part 2

It’s hard to post during Holy Week! I’ve started to work on all the homemade stuff for my Pascha basket, I’ve got two things down and many more to go. 120 more words


Getting Ready for Easter

This April 12th, Orthodox Christians celebrate their Easter (Pascha). While busy with school and Holy Week services and the rest of the day to day duties of a house and six kids, I’m trying to squeeze in time for fun Easter activities for the kids.  54 more words