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A Bundle of Myrrh

"My beloved is unto me as a bundle of myrrh." Song of Solomon 1:13

Archive for the ‘Church Year’ Category

The Feast of St. Patrick

Sunday, March 29th, 2020

March 17: Happy Feast of St. Patrick. We sang, wore green, made green playdough, made green cupcakes and there was a really cute baby here.

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Spring Ember Days

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

March 4: Spring Ember Days are here and I can not believe how perfect the weather is today. We found some signs of Spring “just around the corner” as Frog says.

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Lent Begins – Ash Wednesday

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Feb. 26: Ash Wednesday. Today we begin the observance of Lent. At home we made “Dirt Cake” and “Dirt Soup” (black bean) for lunch. I’ve never seen Abel so excited. He was waaay into both.

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Shrove Tuesday

Saturday, March 28th, 2020

Feb. 25: It’s Shrove Tuesday and time for our beignets again! Lent will begin tomorrow, traditionally Christians would prepare for the fasting of Lent by purging the house of “fats.” Cooking with all the butters and eggs was a good way to do that. We don’t observe Lent this way but I still think it’s fun to have beignets on Fat Tuesday.

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