We used our family's favorite carrot cake so next year we want to make a white miter with cream cheese frosting and gold trim! We can't wait to dig in...I am making everyone wait
until after lunch.
I just love feast days because I seem to learn a little something new each year!
Reading a long with my children, I was amazed how much St. Nicholas had to endure in his life...His life was a roller coaster of suffering and perseverance, resulting in holiness and love that has survived the tides of the ages.
My heart connected to this, soaking in the peace that Advent truly does bring.
This is the beauty of our faith...It is eternal and never-ending.
I am also fascinated with the different images of St. Nicholas that have evolved in different countries over the years. The St. Nicholas Center is an amazing website to explore!
My husband's Dad grew up in Holland so we have a fond affection for the image of the Dutch St. Nicholas. We hang the image of him over our home altar, starting today!
I hope this Prayer of St. Nicholas will bless your day!
We call upon
Your mercy, O Lord.
Through the intercession
of St. Nicholas,
keep us safe amid all dangers
so that we may go forward
on the road to salvation.