“In short, I was com­plete­ly worn out and await­ed Christ­mas with impa­tience.” — Ole­sia Niko­lae­va, Ordi­nary Wonders

Today’s read­ing, the Akathist to the Nativ­i­ty of Christ is tak­en from:

Ordi­nary Won­ders: Sto­ries of Unex­pect­ed Grace
by Ole­sia Niko­lae­va; trans. Alexan­dra Weber

An excerpt from the book may also be found at Ortho­dox Life.

Avail­able in print and dig­i­tal form, wher­ev­er books are sold.

Music: Ses­sion­al Hymn after the third ode at Matins for Holy Sat­ur­day. Automel­on: Thy tomb, O Saviour

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