Penance Day

BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

24 Festive Tasks: Door 8 – Penance Day

The tradition of repentance and prayer is rooted in the biblical Book of Jonah, where God sends out the prophet Jonah in order to announce to the inhabitants of Nineveh that God is to overthrow the city (Book of Jonah 3:4-10).  In mediaeval times Christians practiced two kinds of days of repentance, those scheduled on […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Final Tally

The Markers: Stack of Books: Books read       Red Bows and Ribbons: Other Tasks completed Joker cards used:   The Squares, Books and Other Tasks: Square 1: November 1st: All Saints Day / Día de los Muertos & Calan Gaeaf Book themes for Día de Muertos and All Saint’s Day: A book that […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 4 – Penance Day

Tasks for Penance Day: Tell us – what has recently made you stop in your tracks and think? –OR– What was a big turning point in your life? –OR– Penance Day is a holiday of the Protestant church, which dates its origins, in large parts, to Martin Luther, who published his “95 Theses” exactly 500 […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Linked Items Literature Reviews

Anne Meredith: Portrait of a Murderer

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Square 4 – Penance Day Soul searching … or is it? Book themes for Penance Day: Read a book that has a monk, nun, pastor / preacher, priest or other representative of the organized church as a protagonist, or where someone is struggling with feelings of guilt or with […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Updates / Blackout

I’ve yet to read at least one book for some of the squares, but I’ve completed a minimum of either one book or one task for all of the squares, and in several cases, more.     The Markers: Stack of Books: Books read       Red Bows and Ribbons: Other Tasks completed   […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Fourth Square – Penance Day and Thanksgiving

Apologies; this post was intended to go up earlier, but I was stuck in a meeting almost all day long.   Buß- und Bettag (Penance Day, or Day of Repentance and Prayer) (November 22) Buß- und Bettag was a public holiday in Germany until 1994, and is still a public holiday in Saxony and a […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

16 Tasks of the Festive Season: Updates

I’ll be tracking my completed books, tasks, and points comprehensively here.   The Markers: Stack of Books: Books read Red Bows and Ribbons: Other Tasks completed   The Squares, Books and Other Tasks: Square 1: November 1st: All Saints Day / Día de los Muertos & Calan Gaeaf Book themes for Día de Muertos and […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

The Festive Tasks in Calendar Form – November

Reblogged from: Murder by Death   I’m a visual person, and after all the planning, writing up and editing, I’ve long lost track of which book themes and which tasks are associated with which holidays, so I made this up for myself.  I’m posting it here in case anyone else might find it useful. December […]

Read More
BookLikes Imports Cooking - Food - Drink Fun and Games Linked Items Literature Reblogs

Introducing the 16 Tasks of the Festive Season!

Reblogged from: Murder by Death   Themis-Athena’s Garden of Books and I have put together a little something to celebrate the festive season we hope you’ll like.  Our goal was to represent as many of the festive holidays and traditions that happen at this time of year around the world as we reasonably could, and […]

Read More