Donate Books for Children

Donate Books for Children

On Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, books may not rate as high as food and air. But I can’t imagine life without them. They feed our minds, they nourish our hearts, they sustain our souls. If you’re like me, you have shelves full of books, and stacks of books on every...
Five Tips for a Merrier Christmas

Five Tips for a Merrier Christmas

Let’s all be honest: As much as we love Christmas, it’s stressful. Expectations are high. Expenses are high. Reality doesn’t match up to the images you see online. No wonder so many people take their Christmas decorations down on December 26. They’re ready for it all...
The Problem with Santa

The Problem with Santa

It never occurred to me, when my children were small, not to have them hang stockings from the mantel for St. Nicholas to fill on Christmas Eve. We embraced all of the Christmas traditions. We decorated a Christmas tree. We played Christmas carols. We made Christmas...
The Logos for My Nonverbal Son

The Logos for My Nonverbal Son

Guest post by Summer Kinard A Boy Who Could Sing Holy We are all born with the seed of the Logos in us. When we are baptized, the seed is watered so that we begin to grow into the likeness of God. In a nutshell, that’s the way of salvation for Orthodox Christians. We...
A Recipe for Recess

A Recipe for Recess

Yes, I like to cook. I like coming up with recipes for food that nourishes our bodies. Recipes that are based on natural, wholesome, and sustainable ingredients. Recipes that, when you’re done, are a joy to eat. Angela Hanscom, a pediatric occupational...

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