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Offline Heorhij

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An unusual prayer...
« on: November 10, 2008, 08:53:47 AM »
Just heard from my home city that one former older colleague and teacher of mine, a professor at O.O. Bohomoletz Institute of Physiology of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, celebrates his 100th birthday today! His name is Philip N. Serkov.

Glory to God! Lord, grant good health to Your servant Philip, strengthen his family and caregivers!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2008, 09:04:46 AM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant, and grant him health, wisdom, and a place in Your Kingdom!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2008, 09:14:07 AM »
Many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2008, 10:21:57 AM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant Phillip, and grant him many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2008, 10:29:33 AM »
Glory to God, and may your colleague and teacher serve the Lord with every moment the Lord gives him!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2008, 11:45:47 AM »
Lord have mercy and many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2008, 11:49:22 AM »
Lord have mercy on your servant.

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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2008, 12:52:25 PM »
Lord Have Mercy!
Many Years to Your Servant!
Amen!

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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2008, 02:13:31 PM »
Lord have Mercy.
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2008, 02:26:56 PM »
Lord, have mercy.  Many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2008, 03:26:52 PM »
Lord have mercy on Your servant.
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2008, 03:37:37 PM »
Many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2008, 08:10:01 PM »
Many years!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2008, 08:50:00 PM »
Glory to God!
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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #14 on: November 12, 2008, 11:42:57 PM »
Nice! Mnohaya Lita to Professor Serkov!

Lord, have mercy on Your servant Phillip and his loved ones!

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Re: An unusual prayer...
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2008, 11:51:23 PM »
Glory to God for a long life well lived!
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