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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #360 on: May 05, 2010, 08:14:49 AM »
OK, I finally learned how to do this!

Here are some pics of our children. :)


Adayah: Our 5 year old Princess!



Noah and Zion with Father Chris (What a wonderful Priest!)



Future Crimson Tide Stars! ;)



Adayah in front of our Icon Corner




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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #361 on: May 05, 2010, 10:29:18 AM »
Thank you for sharing! :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #362 on: May 05, 2010, 10:35:18 AM »
In case I haven't posted this:


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #363 on: May 06, 2010, 01:28:53 AM »

Hey, I just wanted to point out that there's an icon depicting God the Father on the iconostasis. Now let's watch people freak out about it!

By the way, I cannot believe how beautiful the temple is. What church is it?
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #364 on: May 06, 2010, 10:12:30 AM »
Freak out!...there are no Icons of God the Father; there is only Icons of the Father seen in Christ.  Even angels who are spirit are depicted not as they are, but as they appear to us through Christ, whose messanger they are...IMO and what I have understood.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #365 on: May 06, 2010, 03:47:01 PM »

Hey, I just wanted to point out that there's an icon depicting God the Father on the iconostasis. Now let's watch people freak out about it!

By the way, I cannot believe how beautiful the temple is. What church is it?


Yes. It is quite beautiful! This is Holy Trinity St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church in Jackson, Mississippi.


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #366 on: May 06, 2010, 09:21:54 PM »
Beautiful pictures!

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #367 on: May 06, 2010, 09:42:06 PM »
Indeed, very nice pictures!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #368 on: May 07, 2010, 12:28:44 AM »
You have a wonderful family, Gebre, and I have many fond memories of them!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #369 on: May 07, 2010, 01:15:16 AM »
You have a wonderful family, Gebre, and I have many fond memories of them!

Father bless.

Thank you! I hope that they won't just be memories, but rather a continued relationship. Our family still needs your love, wisdom, and guidance! Please do stay in touch.


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #370 on: May 07, 2010, 02:59:03 AM »
Gebre, God has blessed you with very beautiful children my friend.  God bless you many times more.  :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #371 on: May 07, 2010, 03:17:31 AM »
Gebre, God has blessed you with very beautiful children my friend.  God bless you many times more.  :)

Thank you Mina! And thanks to everyone else for your kind words.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #372 on: May 07, 2010, 10:59:46 AM »
Jackson, Mississippi.  I believe I have a two-day stop over there coming soon.  I hope to see Holy Trinity St. John the Theologian Greek Orthodox Church close up and personal. 

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #373 on: May 07, 2010, 01:36:55 PM »
Hello Gebre,

I noticed under your name is mentioned "Orthodox Tewahedo / Non-Chalcedonian" yet the photo you provided was taken showing your sons serving at a Chalcedonian church (in the GOA under the Patriarch of Constantinople).  I was just curious about this discrepancy.  Have you touched on this in another thread?

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #374 on: May 07, 2010, 03:15:33 PM »
Hello Gebre,

I noticed under your name is mentioned "Orthodox Tewahedo / Non-Chalcedonian" yet the photo you provided was taken showing your sons serving at a Chalcedonian church (in the GOA under the Patriarch of Constantinople).  I was just curious about this discrepancy.  Have you touched on this in another thread?

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #375 on: May 07, 2010, 04:33:00 PM »
OK, I finally learned how to do this!

Here are some pics of our children. :)


Adayah: Our 5 year old Princess!



Noah and Zion with Father Chris (What a wonderful Priest!)



Future Crimson Tide Stars! ;)



Adayah in front of our Icon Corner




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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #376 on: May 07, 2010, 04:37:26 PM »
Thank you, Ialmisry

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #377 on: June 04, 2010, 09:57:39 PM »
Here is my wife and I:


I tried to upload but the board said there was no access to the attachments directory.

Sheesh, I have aged in the last 2 years. But so has my wife, however people still guess her to be 19 instead off 32.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #378 on: July 09, 2010, 04:49:30 PM »
My avatar is "actually" me.  There was a website that's now been deactivated that would take one of your photos, and re-image it  Simpsons-style.  So, it's been a bit enhanced, but at its heart it's actually me.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #379 on: July 09, 2010, 05:25:21 PM »
There you go:


And a more recent one:
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #380 on: July 12, 2010, 02:23:36 AM »
Let me try this...

Didn't work.

I give up. :-[

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #381 on: July 15, 2010, 02:21:01 AM »
This would be me, on a good day.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #382 on: July 15, 2010, 02:44:47 AM »
One day I could well look like one of the guys in my avatar.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #383 on: July 15, 2010, 03:09:44 AM »
One day I could well look like one of the guys in my avatar.

And one day you may be venerated as such! ;)


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #384 on: July 16, 2010, 08:03:16 AM »
these are a couple of me at my Chrismation:





and here's one of me messing with my webcam:

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #385 on: July 16, 2010, 06:02:22 PM »
these are a couple of me at my Chrismation:





and here's one of me messing with my webcam:



Very nice! Thanks for sharing.



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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #386 on: July 17, 2010, 10:32:13 PM »
Me, just before my wedding (note the "Don't Mess With Me" expression  ;D):

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« Reply #387 on: July 17, 2010, 10:43:10 PM »
theistgal, the link doesn't work! I'd love to see your photo, of course! :)
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« Reply #388 on: July 17, 2010, 10:44:17 PM »
theistgal, the link doesn't work! I'd love to see your photo, of course! :)

Oh no!  Probably because it's on my "angelfire" website. Let me see if I can upload it elsewhere & I'll repost it.

OK - I just uploaded it to my profile.  Not quite as large but perhaps you can get the gist of it:

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« Reply #389 on: July 17, 2010, 10:52:31 PM »
That's a great photo, theistgal! So nice to finally be able to put a face to you! You look entirely different from how I was imagining you all this time!! :o :)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #390 on: July 17, 2010, 11:59:59 PM »
That's a great photo, theistgal! So nice to finally be able to put a face to you! You look entirely different from how I was imagining you all this time!! :o :)

Thanks - that's probably true of all of us, to each other!  ;D
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #391 on: August 30, 2010, 02:34:06 PM »
Here is my wife and I:


I tried to upload but the board said there was no access to the attachments directory.

Sheesh, I have aged in the last 2 years. But so has my wife, however people still guess her to be 19 instead off 32.

Here is a recent family picture including our Dormition Eve addition, Daniel ZiJun Stanosheck:
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #392 on: August 30, 2010, 02:44:16 PM »

That's a beautiful picture of a beautiful family!

Congratulations on the arrival of Daniel!  Many happy years to all of you!

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #393 on: August 30, 2010, 02:59:02 PM »
Here is my wife and I:


I tried to upload but the board said there was no access to the attachments directory.

Sheesh, I have aged in the last 2 years. But so has my wife, however people still guess her to be 19 instead off 32.

Here is a recent family picture including our Dormition Eve addition, Daniel ZiJun Stanosheck:
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #394 on: August 30, 2010, 11:37:33 PM »
Congratulations! Beautiful baby!

Many years!


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #395 on: August 31, 2010, 01:41:15 AM »
Congratulations!
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« Reply #396 on: August 31, 2010, 07:53:21 AM »
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« Reply #397 on: September 01, 2010, 09:19:33 AM »
Congratulations and all best wishes to you and your wife and the new person, Daniel!  He's a beautiful baby.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #398 on: September 12, 2010, 12:06:14 AM »


Ја сам носио капу Војске Србије. Фотографија снимљена у Манастиру Нова Грачаница на Дан рада.
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« Reply #400 on: September 12, 2010, 12:44:55 AM »
Glory to Jesus Christ!

Just thought I would join in.


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #401 on: September 12, 2010, 01:14:29 PM »

I am the one with the cross. Jasna Góra pilgrimage 2010
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« Reply #402 on: September 12, 2010, 02:39:52 PM »
We won't be allowed to see a picture in your personal email box.
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« Reply #403 on: September 12, 2010, 05:14:31 PM »


Ја сам носио капу Војске Србије. Фотографија снимљена у Манастиру Нова Грачаница на Дан рада.
I am wearing a Serbian Army cap. Photograph taken at New Gracanica Monastery on Labor Day.

I am looking for one of those.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #404 on: September 12, 2010, 06:45:05 PM »
For those that may not know this type of cap is a шајкача (Šajkača). I got mine at the monastery from a vendor.

You might try this site:
http://www.malasrpskaprodavnica.com/user/hats-caps/4_51_2_0_0/category.jsp

I didn't see one that had the double eagle emblem on it like mine though.
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