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Expensive Worship

Mark 14 (NASB) 3 While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head.  4 But some were indignantly remarking to one another, “Why has this perfume been wasted?  5 “For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor.” And they were scolding her.  6 But Jesus… Read more Expensive Worship

Link to Monastery Website; Chant Information

I found the English-translated website of a Russian women’s monastery. The website is such a treasure of blessing and piety that I can only imagine what the place itself must be like. There are some recordings of chant, both Russian and Byzantine, which the monastics have made a serious study of. These recordings may be of interest to some of my readers, along with the brief but informative explanations that accompany them. I’ve recieved benefit from the addresses or sermons, and the icons, as well, and I have not yet… Read more Link to Monastery Website; Chant Information