PsychoSabbaton, Soul Saturday

  Today is one of the two Saturday of the Souls i.e. a commemoration of those who have fallen asleep.         On this Saturday,  and the last one of the Great Pascha, for tomorrow is Ascension, Eastern Orthodox Christians have memorial services for their reposed family either by paying  respect to them  either by going … Continue reading PsychoSabbaton, Soul Saturday

Aginares Me Koukia, from Saveur

Aginares Me Koukia, from Saveur INGREDIENTS 6 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 8 medium artichokes (or 10 canned or frozen artichoke hearts, drained and thawed) ½ cup olive oil 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced 1 medium yellow onion, roughly chopped 1 scallion, roughly chopped 1½ lbs. fresh or frozen shelled fava beans 1 tsp. flour 3 … Continue reading Aginares Me Koukia, from Saveur

Lent & the Epistle of Timothy 2

St. Paul's Second Letter to Timothy 2:1-10 is highlighted on the First Sunday on Lent....  The parallels of Paul writing to Timothy and us waiting for the Resurrection are definitely highlighed here.  Like us: Paul was lonely.  Like us: Phygelus and Hermogenes, "everyone in the province of Asia" (1:15), and Demas (4:10) had deserted him.  And finally while Crescens, Titus … Continue reading Lent & the Epistle of Timothy 2