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traditions: Planting Basil for the Elevation of the Holy Cross

traditions: Planting Basil for the Elevation of the Holy Cross

One of the many beautiful aspects of Orthodoxy is the rhythm of seasons year after year.  As the buds start appearing on the trees and bushes outside, I know it’s time to start thinking about my little garden and to remember the story of Saint Helen’s...
Growing Basil for September

Growing Basil for September

All summer long we’ve watched our basil grow in anticipation of harvesting it for today.  My youngest child is particularly fond of nature and especially of plants.  As he helped me cover the basil seeds with dirt in our garden, we talked about where Saint Helen...