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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3960 on: November 08, 2018, 01:55:51 PM »
Here I am:
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3961 on: November 08, 2018, 02:54:49 PM »
Your feet?   ;)
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3962 on: November 08, 2018, 02:56:33 PM »
Face too, its just all covered by the wave I caused when I hit the water!  :laugh:
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3963 on: November 09, 2018, 12:15:45 AM »
I am wearing a pakol, because it is nice and warm.



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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3964 on: November 09, 2018, 02:16:22 PM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3965 on: November 09, 2018, 03:23:23 PM »
Actually looks like a cousin of mine.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3966 on: November 10, 2018, 09:36:00 AM »
Actually looks like a cousin of mine.

But it seems you borrowed him a sweet hat?
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3967 on: November 10, 2018, 10:23:19 AM »
Actually looks like a cousin of mine.

But it seems you borrowed him a sweet hat?

My pakol is a sweet hat.  I can't wear it outside without weird looks from other people.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3968 on: November 11, 2018, 04:21:28 PM »
Me in the new place





Glory be to God!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3969 on: November 11, 2018, 05:10:48 PM »
What is the context?  Lecture?
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3970 on: November 11, 2018, 05:30:27 PM »
What is the context?  Lecture?

A party/ceremony of knowing each other,a ctually it was almost one month ago, but it's been poste recently, more about it here: http://theology.balamand.edu.lb/index.php/local-events/1444-orientation-ceremony
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3971 on: November 11, 2018, 05:55:38 PM »
What is the context?  Lecture?

A party/ceremony of knowing each other,a ctually it was almost one month ago, but it's been poste recently, more about it here: http://theology.balamand.edu.lb/index.php/local-events/1444-orientation-ceremony

Very nice.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3972 on: November 12, 2018, 02:11:52 PM »
Some more my Lebanese pics; praise God I'm here!

Balamand monastery


The stairs of the Balamand University


Tripoli citadele


Mar Ya'qoub monastery


St. Elias Shwamiyya monastery
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3973 on: November 12, 2018, 02:46:02 PM »
^Love The stairs. There's hope for the Middle East as long as there are places like that
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3974 on: November 12, 2018, 03:00:26 PM »
Me in the new place





Glory be to God!

Looks like the gender ratios are the opposite of my work.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3975 on: November 12, 2018, 03:09:00 PM »
The St. Elias mosaic is lovely.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3976 on: November 12, 2018, 03:09:05 PM »
My "avatar" photo is still my favorite, but I recently lost a bunch of weight and cobbled together this "before & after" photo which I really like as well:   8)

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3977 on: November 12, 2018, 03:10:29 PM »
Congratulations on your loss!
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3978 on: November 12, 2018, 03:21:33 PM »
Me in the new place





Glory be to God!

If I'm not mistaken, at the Theological Institute there are 62 students. Me and 2 Russian girls, and all the rest - boys (seminarians).

Looks like the gender ratios are the opposite of my work.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3979 on: November 12, 2018, 03:21:43 PM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3980 on: November 12, 2018, 03:26:20 PM »
Is any of the above Orthodox?  I have no idea, so there’s that.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3981 on: November 12, 2018, 04:11:09 PM »
Congratulations on your loss!

Thanks, everyone! (Heh ... it's not often we get to *congratulate* someone on their loss, right? Usually it's "Sorry"!  8)  )
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3982 on: November 12, 2018, 04:50:19 PM »
Congratulations on your loss!

Thanks, everyone! (Heh ... it's not often we get to *congratulate* someone on their loss, right? Usually it's "Sorry"!  8)  )

As someone who is also working to get healthier, it is motivating to see others do well.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3983 on: November 12, 2018, 05:03:52 PM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3985 on: November 12, 2018, 05:05:10 PM »
Is any of the above Orthodox?  I have no idea, so there’s that.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3986 on: November 13, 2018, 12:25:05 AM »
Me in the new place





Glory be to God!


Looks like the gender ratios are the opposite of my work.
If I'm not mistaken, at the Theological Institute there are 62 students. Me and 2 Russian girls, and all the rest - boys (seminarians).
I take it back, your setting is more diverse
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3987 on: November 13, 2018, 12:33:01 AM »
I take it you are the only male at work.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3988 on: November 13, 2018, 12:43:10 AM »
Theistgal, very nice.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3989 on: November 13, 2018, 01:13:55 AM »
I take it you are the only male at work.
In my department, yes. I was at a conference last year where there were 600 people attending, I only spotted 4 guys including me, no line for the bathroom though so that's cool.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3990 on: November 13, 2018, 12:06:14 PM »
Theistgal, I thought it weren't you in your avatar. You look like some famous actress there. Nice pic.  :P
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« Reply #3991 on: November 13, 2018, 12:42:56 PM »
Theistgal, I thought it weren't you in your avatar. You look like some famous actress there. Nice pic.  :P

Haha! Yes, that's me in my avatar -- on my wedding day! The photographer made a snide comment and I gave her my patented "look" ("Don't you DARE...")  ;D
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3992 on: November 23, 2018, 03:04:46 PM »
Happy shall he be, that shall take and dash thy little ones against the rock. Alleluia.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3993 on: November 24, 2018, 11:10:44 AM »
^You seem to have a terrible hangover.
I just need to find out how to say it in Slavonic!

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3994 on: November 24, 2018, 01:25:24 PM »
No hangover, but thoroughly depressed from the Christmas music already.
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3996 on: December 02, 2018, 02:34:41 PM »
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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3997 on: December 08, 2018, 11:59:01 AM »
My "avatar" photo is still my favorite, but I recently lost a bunch of weight and cobbled together this "before & after" photo which I really like as well:   8)



Looking good!  :)

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3998 on: December 08, 2018, 12:00:10 PM »


That priest has an awesome beard.  I suspect he moonlights as either a pirate or a UNIX programmer.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #3999 on: January 07, 2019, 06:48:44 PM »
Me & myself (even the same blouse ^^)
Epiphany in great place, after the great service. Probably one of my most cheerful photos in the recent years (don't know if it's visible in this quality).
Find 10 differences haha


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« Reply #4000 on: January 07, 2019, 08:45:38 PM »
My "avatar" photo is still my favorite, but I recently lost a bunch of weight and cobbled together this "before & after" photo which I really like as well:   8)



Looking good!  :)

WOW! Congrats! You look great!

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #4001 on: January 18, 2019, 01:18:43 PM »
Again me, but so nice place,that I felt I should share it. Monastery An-Natour, Lebanon. I got there accidentally, by rather thanks to God - I used some photos of its frescoes in my Master thesis and didn't know that this monastery is relativle close to the place I live now! We were visitng with my mother some other monasteries, and our driver proposed us to vist another one. And this was An-Natour. And more amazingly, it was so sunny (in the morning when we started our trip the weather was terrible), and we were opened in this monastery every place, including the one we had to remover our shoes because there were some relics, including icon Shagoura (very old icon of the Theotokos, but I have to research more about this type of icon) and old vesment (something for Alpha haha).


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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #4002 on: March 31, 2019, 10:05:09 AM »
My spam in this thread; the photo is from foot pilgrimage to the Holy Mount Grabarka for the feast of the Lord's Transfiguration, 2018 - the moment of reaching the holy mountain and passing on knees around the monastery with crosses that we had been carrying during the whole pilgrimage and we leave them on the mountain (that's the reason it's often called "mountain of crosses").

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #4003 on: April 14, 2019, 05:39:09 PM »
Think I've zapped the neckbeard well enough?

Also... why the heck is half my face bald lol?

Christ my God, set my heart on fire with love in You, that in its flame I may love You with all my heart, with all my mind, and with all my soul and with all my strength, and my neighbor as myself, so that by keeping Your commandments I may glorify You the Giver of every good and perfect gift. Amen.

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Re: What does everyone look like?
« Reply #4004 on: April 14, 2019, 05:41:13 PM »
Something the local priest here also deals with (thus being "clean shaven")  :)  Is this the first time you've posted in this thread?