House Blessing at Mr Potato Head’s

House Blessing at Mr Potato Head’s January 5, 2008

It’s that time of year again …

Now that the Nativity Fast and Christmas has come and gone,it’s almost that time of year …

A time of year that can be summed up in one word from last year:


What? You were expecting something else? Nope. That’s right, it’s time for the popular TV show, American Idol.

I know … Many of you don’t watch television, have cable or satellite. Me neither. But I do have rabbit ears and a teenager. Ladies and gentlemen, I confess,I have seen American Idol.

(BTW, did you know that Kellie Pickler is from my hometown? — even went to my high school AND my boyhood church? But … enough about me … I mean, Kellie can’t ride on my coat tails forever!)

Oh, I’m just kidding … it’s not about Sanjaya.

After the Feast of Theophany, it’s House Blessing time!

But here’s where my tale gets a little muddled. You see, I was on my way to my first house blessing … had just gotten out of the SUV … opened up the hatch and was gathering my stuff … Prayer Book … Holy Water … Book … Sprinkler … Censer … Candle … Icon … and then …


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