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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27945 on: February 14, 2018, 05:50:06 PM »
Gosh, how do you find these local hermits?
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27946 on: February 14, 2018, 06:02:24 PM »
Gosh, how do you find these local hermits?

In those days, googling "Orthodoxy in Mississippi."

No idea how a monk somehow connected to Palestinian Orthodoxy ended up outside Ellisville, but he did for a few decades. Never saw the place, but apparently after he had to leave the hermitage was vandalized. Had a Website railing about ecumenism. He apparently got rejected by ROAC when seeking a transfer at one point, ended up affiliated with HTM.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27947 on: February 14, 2018, 06:10:37 PM »
I like our local monks.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27948 on: February 14, 2018, 06:41:37 PM »
Unfortunately, such (or similar) stories happen to both sexes, and also to the cradles.
Folks are easily duped into noted clairvoyants. They tell you what you want to hear or impart some wisdom that makes you think its relevant to your problems. Especially since she was heavily steeped into that occultic mystical mumbo-jumbo its way too easy to believe it

I don't deny there are some seasoned ascetics that could have clairvoyance but I'm too much the cynic to think its about as good as reading my daily horoscope. Maybe seeing a wizard in Romania could change my mind
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27949 on: February 14, 2018, 07:15:20 PM »
Gosh, how do you find these local hermits?
you don't find them, regional hermits find you
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27950 on: February 14, 2018, 07:23:54 PM »
In college we had a Greek language lecturer . Twice divorced guy , with a certain charisma for sure. Back then even though he sounded off at times , given the intellectual environment we were on, it was hard for me to pin the whole thing down . Before I finished college he retreated to a monastery on a mountain too somewhere and after a while became an idiorhytmic monk there. Lady tine i saw him he Told me the Mossad and "they" ( code pronouns for the Jews) is sending spies there.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27951 on: February 14, 2018, 07:24:40 PM »
tfw you see someone posting who has the same username that you used to have on the forum

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27952 on: February 16, 2018, 10:56:30 AM »
I would like to publicly thank Mor Ephrem and his people for inventing ghee.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27953 on: February 16, 2018, 02:01:17 PM »
I would like to publicly thank Mor Ephrem and his people for inventing ghee.
That's nice, Rapha!  :)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27954 on: February 16, 2018, 06:58:48 PM »
The homepage for the Online Etymology Dictionary has a new "Trending Words" widgit.

Trends at the time of this post- "human" "com-" "Nazi" "mankind" and "niggard."

Not sure what that says about society.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27955 on: February 16, 2018, 10:16:39 PM »
I would like to publicly thank Mor Ephrem and his people for inventing ghee.
That's nice, Rapha!  :)
What's your opinion on ghee?
"May the Lord our God remember in His kingdom all Holy Catholic Apostolic Church, which heralds the Word of Truth and fearlessly offers and distributes the Holy Oblation despite human deficiencies and persecutions moved by the powers of this world, in all time and unto the ages of ages."

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27956 on: February 16, 2018, 10:44:41 PM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27957 on: February 17, 2018, 04:39:56 PM »
I wonder what St. Lawrence of Rome would think if you went back in time and told him that one day, there would be a giant ice sheet indirectly named after him.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27958 on: February 17, 2018, 04:50:27 PM »
I wonder what St. Lawrence of Rome would think if you went back in time and told him that one day, there would be a giant ice sheet indirectly named after him.
I hope he might crack a good joke on this.
"May the Lord our God remember in His kingdom all Holy Catholic Apostolic Church, which heralds the Word of Truth and fearlessly offers and distributes the Holy Oblation despite human deficiencies and persecutions moved by the powers of this world, in all time and unto the ages of ages."

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27959 on: February 18, 2018, 12:42:10 AM »
Why are the NASA instagram comments always so full of trolls?

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27960 on: February 18, 2018, 01:36:34 AM »
Happy birthday, JamesR...I thought of you earlier this evening at Vigil when I noticed that the Theotokos icon had no candles burning in the adjacent candle stand.
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« Reply #27961 on: February 18, 2018, 01:40:28 AM »
Why are the NASA instagram comments always so full of trolls?

They aren't. Those comments are being faked on a sound stage at Area 51.
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« Reply #27962 on: Today at 12:49:21 AM »
So according to the 'Stats' section there have been 40 new members on the forum in February... yet according to the 'Members' section there hasn't been a new member since Jan. 27th ???

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« Reply #27963 on: Today at 10:40:39 AM »
So according to the 'Stats' section there have been 40 new members on the forum in February... yet according to the 'Members' section there hasn't been a new member since Jan. 27th ???
There isn't a consistent strategy here as far whether or not to count Russian bots, I'm in favor of a 3/5 compromise.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27964 on: Today at 06:44:42 PM »
I've been trying pretty strong snus that a friend brought me from Sweden. This stuff is crazy.

What's it called?
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« Reply #27965 on: Today at 06:59:35 PM »
Iceland seems pretty swell.
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