Last week, I baked prosphora for the first time in a while. This is such a special blessing for an Orthodox Christian! To give an offering to our Creator, created from our own hands, one that will be transformed by the Holy Spirit and then returned to us as the Read more…
Sylvia Leontaritis is the author of the children's book, A Pocketful of Seeds. Her work has previously appeared in The Handmaiden journal, The Orthodox Observer, the Orthodox Christian Radio Network and Ancient Faith Radio. She is an active member of the Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators.
Sylvia blogs at Adventures of an Orthodox Mom, a place where moms (and dads) share in the triumphs and mishaps of raising children within the Orthodox Faith.
She lives on a small farm in Florida with her husband and their three sons. When she's not changing diapers or tending the animals (non-children ones), she can be found fiddling in the garden, knitting or scribbling down story ideas. Their family attends services at the two monasteries nearby their home.
She is currently working on her next book.