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Just as it was in the days of Noah, so too it will be in the days of the Son of Man. They were eating and drinking, and marrying and being given in marriage, until the day Noah entered the ark, and the flood came and destroyed all of them.

12 Nov 2022 4 minute read 0 comments evgenima

Daily Bible Reading: Saturday, November 12, 2022 Luke 17:20-37 (NRSV) 20Once Jesus was asked by the Pharisees when the kingdom of God was coming, and he answered, "The kingdom of God is not coming with things that can be observed; 21nor will they...

Old traditions at Easter

25 Apr 2022 2 minute read 11 comments Duvinca

Last week we have celebrated Easter holidays...Today is the second Easter Monday, also holiday and we have had a festive week, Holy Week, and the quintessential weekend of these celebrations, especially Easter Sunday. And these days we see colored eg...

This people honors me with their lips, but their hearts are far from me; in vain do they worship me, teaching human precepts as doctrines - Daily Bible Reading: Sunday, August 29, 2021

30 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments evgenima

Mark 7:1-8, 14-15, 21-23 (NRSV)   ​Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost 1Now when the Pharisees and some of the scribes who had come from Jerusalem gathered around him, 2they noticed that some of his disciples were eating with defiled hands, that is,...

Rite of Passage For my Youngest

7 Apr 2021 2 minute read 0 comments BlacKween

I am holding this brochure from a locally well-known faith based organisation asking me to give them $100 and my fourteen year old son accompanied with a few essentials for two weeks and they are promising to bring him back as a man. Honestly, I digr...

Ancient fruits rediscovered

20 Oct 2020 1 minute read 6 comments lemming

I had already mentioned the "Frutti Antichi" (literally "ancient fruits") in this post Generally, they are var...

Unusual Christmas and New Years Traditions in Philippines

18 Oct 2020 4 minute read 2 comments RuffaRuf

  October 18, 2020 Christmas and New Year is about to come we just have 67 days before Christmas and 74 days before New Years. I'm sure all of us here is very excited, and can't wait for that time to happen, especially to the kids. Even in this time...

Portugal - Easter traditions

12 Apr 2020 1 minute read 3 comments portugal

In Portugal, Easter traditions are evident all over the country. Eggs, Easter rabbits, folares, bread and wine, or the cross, the lamb, as well as all the activity surrounding this time of devotion to Christianity are already customary. Many sweets a...

Biblical Magi

6 Jan 2020 1 minute read 0 comments ropaga

According to the catholic tradition, in Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries Christmas ends with the celebration of Reyes Magos, based on the Bible myth of the biblical Magi. During the afternoon of 5 January, cavalcades (cabalgatas) ride throu...

Honey Festival

13 Nov 2019 1 minute read 3 comments dexpartacus

In Chatillon, Aosta Valley, every weekend at the end of October, takes place this event that attracts people from all parts of the valley but also from outside. Every year that passes this festival becomes bigger an bigger, in the last few years w...

Day of the Dead: A Proudly Mexican Tradition

30 Oct 2019 1 minute read 0 comments Honeypete

On November 2 the Day of the Dead is celebrated, a Mexican celebration of indigenous origin in which the deceased is honored and dating back to pre-Hispanic times. Together, November 1 celebrates All Saints' Day in the Catholic calendar. The cult of...