Haphazardly Homesteading: Vol 3. Here I Go Again

So I decided to give growing things another go. We have plenty of seeds lying around and eat avocados regularly, so I thought, "It's warm again, why not?" So I planted a bunch of flowers and some eggplant, put two avocado pits in water, and prayed. So far, so good! There's now one more tiny … Continue reading Haphazardly Homesteading: Vol 3. Here I Go Again

Choosing a Confirmation Saint or How Silly Things Can Bring You Together

Recently, I commissioned an icon of my Confirmation saint, Zoe of Pamphylia. As she is a lesser-known saint and lived in the second century, there aren't many depictions of her. I was confirmed in 2002. For almost twenty years, I've been growing closer to this saint whose face I couldn't even picture, let alone wear … Continue reading Choosing a Confirmation Saint or How Silly Things Can Bring You Together