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St. Markella the Virgin Martyr

St. Markella the Virgin Martyr

St. Markella of Chios is commemorated July 22. Submitting to the laws of the Lord's divine teachings, you strove to keep them blamelessly, O Martyr Markella. And fearing the violence of your father, you fled from him and dwelt in the mountains. Pursuing you he found...

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St. Maria of Paris

St. Maria of Paris

Mother Maria of Paris is commemorated on July 20. You can read about the life of St. Maria of Paris on the Greek Archdiocese website here and on OrthodoxWiki here. A wonderful audio resource on her life is within the Patristic Nectar series on Contemporary Women...

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The Thousands Years Temple

The Thousands Years Temple

Sometimes you come across a specific book during a specific and providential time. Such was the case with a recent library read titled The Hundred Year Barn. I was drawn to it due to the beautiful illustrations, but as I read it, my mind was taken to the fond memories...

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The Triumph of Orthodoxy

The Triumph of Orthodoxy

Photo by Samer Shagoury “O Christ our God, begging forgiveness of our sins, we venerate Your Pure Image, O Good One. Of Your own will You condescended to ascend upon the Cross in the flesh and deliver those You created from the bondage of the enemy. Wherefore,...

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We are at the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

We are at the Sunday of Orthodoxy.

We are at the Sunday of Orthodoxy. This is so much bigger to me this year. Let God arise, let His enemies be scattered; let those who hate Him flee before Him! As smoke is driven away, so drive them away; as wax melts before fire, let the wicked perish before God! But...

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Thanks for visiting my blog!  I’m Gaby–wife of Peter and mama to 6 littles here on earth and one in heaven.  We are a Christian family who homeschools and by God’s grace, work for ourselves.

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