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Words of our Lives: The Spiritual Words of Matthew the Poor (Volume 2)

Words of our Lives: The Spiritual Words of Matthew the Poor (Volume 2)

Description from Ancient Faith:  The twentieth-century elder Abba Matta of Egypt, known in the West as Matthew the Poor, is widely regarded as the greatest Egyptian elder since St. Antony the Great. This series constitutes the first appearance in English of a selection of the […]

Raising Them Right

Raising Them Right

  As a parent, we want to become the best parent we can be. We want a successful household which bears successful children. We always search for that step-by-step guide that we can run to when things are new, tough, or even confusing. As parents […]

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

Brown Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

  One of the traditions that has evolved in our home is eating chocolate chip cookies and watching a movie on Saturday evenings. Lately, Ben and the boys have been into the Lord of the Rings series. In the past, I have made standard cookie […]

The Wilderness Journal

The Wilderness Journal

For a long time I have been hungry for a women’s Orthodox devotional or bible study that took me through the bible, the saints or the Fathers of the church in relation a woman or a mother. A lot of the time, they’re protestant guides […]

The Barn & the Book



The Barn & the Book



In this cute story leading up to Christmas, we reunite with some of our favorite Orthodox characters and learn what’s in their hearts and minds. Sister Anna is frustrated that she can’t keep the Sunday School class in order. They don’t listen to her instructions […]

Shepherding Sam

Shepherding Sam

When I was in elementary school, I had the best librarian. She read each story with passion and excitement. As a homeschooling parent, librarian is one of my roles. I want to share the same experience with my kids as my librarian did with me. […]