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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

Observing Pentecost

Wednesday, June 20th, 2018

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The more babies I’ve had and the busier our days get these observances become increasingly simple but I continue to mark them in some way, I think that’s important for our family. Observing particular holy days on our church calendar does not need to be difficult or involved. For Pentecost, May 20th this year, the babies wore their best reds (the color of this holy day) and we had a fun dessert after lunch or supper. I actually think we missed the special dessert on Sunday and observed more of Pentecost on the following Monday which is called “Whit Monday,” or “Pentecost Monday.” Two days for Pentecost because some of us need a little more time.


The Feast of the Ascension – May 10

Monday, June 4th, 2018

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I don’t remember where I read it first read it but I remember coming across the tradition some have of picnicking on a hilltop on the Feast of the Ascension. We just happen to live on a hill and lately I’ve had a little obsession with picnicking, so we took supper and a blanket across the parking lot and behind the church to a nice shady spot next to the playground.

Easter Poses

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Last week I had the babies get back into their Easter clothes afterschool so I could get our traditional “In front of the tree” Easter pictures. I do love having these.


Our Easter Sunday – Part III

Thursday, April 19th, 2018

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Finally I’m able to update a few details from our Easter Sunday festivities. A family from our church graciously hosted our family for Easter lunch.