Author Topic: Grandma  (Read 1382 times)

0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.

Offline Didymus

  • Peace and grace.
  • High Elder
  • ******
  • Posts: 563
  • St. Thomas Didymus the Apostle of India
Grandma
« on: November 15, 2007, 02:37:47 AM »
Headed to visit Grandma from Friday (tomorrow) until Thursday.

Grandma is of (never-go-to-)Church of England background and has asked me a few questions lately about the Orthodox Church. I'm aware there are none in her town though.

Please pray that Grandma may be guided by God and for safe train travels.

Thank you all.
...because I was not with you when the Lord came aforetime.
...because I am blind and yet I see.

Offline Salpy

  • Section Moderator
  • Toumarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 13,747
  • Holy Martyrs of the Armenian Genocide pray for us!
Re: Grandma
« Reply #1 on: November 15, 2007, 02:47:12 AM »
Lord have mercy!

Offline EofK

  • Mrs. Y
  • Protokentarchos
  • *********
  • Posts: 3,976
  • lolcat addict
Re: Grandma
« Reply #2 on: November 15, 2007, 05:11:06 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams

Offline Heorhij

  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 8,576
    • Mississippi University for Women
Re: Grandma
« Reply #3 on: November 15, 2007, 05:12:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
Love never fails.

Offline FrChris

  • The Rodney Dangerfield of OC.net
  • Site Supporter
  • Taxiarches
  • *****
  • Posts: 7,252
  • Holy Father Patrick, thank you for your help!
Re: Grandma
« Reply #4 on: November 15, 2007, 07:04:55 PM »
Lord have mercy, and enlighten His servant!
"As the sparrow flees from a hawk, so the man seeking humility flees from an argument". St John Climacus

Offline ytterbiumanalyst

  • Professor Emeritus, CSA
  • Merarches
  • ***********
  • Posts: 8,790
Re: Grandma
« Reply #5 on: November 15, 2007, 09:35:41 PM »
Lord have mercy.
"It is remarkable that what we call the world...in what professes to be true...will allow in one man no blemishes, and in another no virtue."--Charles Dickens

Offline Jakub

  • Archon
  • ********
  • Posts: 2,749
Re: Grandma
« Reply #6 on: November 15, 2007, 10:46:10 PM »
Prayers...

james
An old timer is a man who's had a lot of interesting experiences -- some of them true.

Grant me the senility to forget the people I never liked anyway, the good fortune to run into the ones I do, and the eyesight to tell the difference.

Offline ozgeorge

  • I'll take you for who you are if you take me for everything.
  • Hoplitarches
  • *************
  • Posts: 16,383
  • My plans for retirement.
    • Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia
Re: Grandma
« Reply #7 on: November 16, 2007, 06:32:17 PM »
Lord have mercy
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

Offline Starlight

  • Site Supporter
  • OC.net guru
  • *****
  • Posts: 1,537
Re: Grandma
« Reply #8 on: November 18, 2007, 01:55:59 AM »
Lord, have mercy! Lord, help Your servant to find the way of Truth! Lord, have mercy!

Online PeterTheAleut

  • The Right Blowhard Peter the Furtive of Yetts O'Muckhart
  • Section Moderator
  • Hypatos
  • *****
  • Posts: 35,318
  • Lord, have mercy on the Christians in Mosul!
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Orthodox Church in America
Re: Grandma
« Reply #9 on: November 18, 2007, 10:22:18 PM »
O Holy Spirit, enlighten the handmaid of God with the fullness of the truth that is Christ Jesus.
Not all who wander are lost.

Offline Ian Lazarus

  • The Main Man!
  • OC.net guru
  • *******
  • Posts: 1,545
  • yIjah, Qey' 'oH!
Re: Grandma
« Reply #10 on: November 18, 2007, 10:26:05 PM »
May God's love through the Holy Spirit give you the love, words and faith you need.

"For I am With thee, withersoever thou goest"

Joshua 1:9

Offline Fr. George

  • formerly "Cleveland"
  • Administrator
  • Stratopedarches
  • *******
  • Posts: 20,239
  • May the Lord bless you and keep you always!
  • Faith: Orthodox Christian
  • Jurisdiction: Greek Orthodox Metropolis of Pittsburgh
Re: Grandma
« Reply #11 on: November 19, 2007, 06:27:05 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
"O Cross of Christ, all-holy, thrice-blessed, and life-giving, instrument of the mystical rites of Zion, the holy Altar for the service of our Great Archpriest, the blessing - the weapon - the strength of priests, our pride, our consolation, the light in our hearts, our mind, and our steps"
Met. Meletios of Nikopolis & Preveza, from his ordination.