Monday, July 21, 2014

Go take a look at Schole Sisters

I want to pass along a link to a wonderful new site that officially launched today. is a group of three ladies tackling the challenge to explore "schole" learning and its application within the home and school.

schole - Greek for spare moment, leisure - meaning time not filled by distraction, but that is used for virtuous activities 

Launching from the idea of "teaching from a state of rest," these ladies are putting together what looks to be one of the best sites on the web for a look at what a true education looks like, the forming of the human soul, mind and spirit in the image of Christ. I look forward to the coming weeks of shared wisdom!

Friday, July 11, 2014

'Real Life'

The great thing, if one can, is to stop regarding all the unpleasant things as interruptions of one's 'own' or 'real' life.  The truth is of course that what one calls the interruptions are precisely one's real life - the life God is sending one day by day; what one calls one's 'real life' is a phantom of one's own imagination.

C. S. Lewis

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Showing Sheep

I will start with a gratuitous baby pic, because they are currently my favorite  :)  Here is the little one at his first sheep show....

And then to the important stuff - the Queen showed for the first time, and snagged a first in showmanship for her age group!

 Big brother felt the pressure, and had a pretty good showing himself, both of them netted decent ribbons (4th and 5th) for their lambs.
Off to the state show in another week!

Thursday, July 3, 2014

The New Metropolitan

The newly elected Metropolitan JOSEPH!  I am excited to know that we have a Metropolitan who has seen and is very supportive of the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd within the Orthodox church!