6/27/10

Too much church?

The other day my children and I were driving along and discussing our weekend plans. My oldest and I had plans to do some jam canning with a friend from church. From the back of the van I hear “oh man… I was just about to ask what kind of service is a canning service.”

It made me laugh out loud and remark out loud “you know you’ve been going to church a lot when your daughter wants to know what kind of service a canning service is”

Recently we became Orthodox Christians. It’s been quite a journey as we experienced all kinds of different services: hours, royal hours, vespers, divine liturgy, vesperal divine liturgy, matins, festal matins, pre-sanctified liturgies, bridgegroom matins, agape vespers and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some.

Sometimes the services are quite long; always they are quite beautiful. I’m grateful that my daughter enjoys the Orthodox services and takes all the services in stride. Canning service? Sure why not. Maybe it’s a service to bless the jam.

5 comments:

  1. Bwhahahahahaha, I love it!

    I had so much fun, thanks for canning with me!

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  2. We had fun, too! Thanks again for showing us the ropes.

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  3. That is to funny!

    Thanks for stopping by and I look forward to getting to know you.

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  5. Very funny! Since we live almost an hour from our church, my kids are more apt to comment that we don't get enough :).

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