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A new Thomas
« on: October 06, 2003, 10:57:46 AM »
On October 2, the newest Thomas arrived in our family weighing in at 8 lbs 9 oz and measuring 21 1/2 inches in length.  The little guy is as cute as he can be!   I appreciate all your prayers.   :)
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2003, 11:17:26 AM »
Congrats!  Glory to God for all things!

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« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2003, 11:25:26 AM »
Congrats Mr. Thomas.  :-)  Many years & all that good stuff.
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« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2003, 02:42:29 PM »
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2003, 03:51:01 PM »
Congratulations Thomas.  May you see your children's children!
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2003, 09:05:06 PM »
Thanks, everyone. :)
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« Reply #6 on: October 07, 2003, 12:52:51 PM »
AD MULTOS ANNOS to you and your family, Doubter!

!Muchos congratulationes!

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« Reply #7 on: October 07, 2003, 01:52:28 PM »
Many blessings Thomas for you and family.

I am awaiting the birth of a grandaughter this week and a grandson next month.

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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #8 on: October 07, 2003, 09:03:10 PM »
"Lo, sons are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.  Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one's youth.  Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them!"

Congratulations!  And what a great name...which (Saint) Thomas is he named after?
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #9 on: October 07, 2003, 09:28:14 PM »
"Lo, sons are a heritage from the LORD, the fruit of the womb a reward.  Like arrows in the hand of a warrior are the sons of one's youth.  Happy is the man who has his quiver full of them!"

Congratulations!  And what a great name...which (Saint) Thomas is he named after?

Thanks.  As far as which saint he's named after I would guess the Apostle Thomas as that is the most likely origin of the surname of the Thomas's from whom I'm descended.
His full name is "Colter Judson Thomas", the first two also being family names.
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« Reply #10 on: October 07, 2003, 09:32:35 PM »
The Apostle...we like him a lot.  :)
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #11 on: October 08, 2003, 10:52:30 AM »
The Apostle...we like him a lot.  :)

I understand, my not-so-little Indian friend  :).
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #12 on: October 26, 2003, 08:20:57 PM »
Dear Thomas,

Congratulations and blessings!

My own little Anna's birthday was October 6 (of last year).

Sorry I wasn't around here sooner to congratulate you, but I have been over at Christian Forums wasting my time arguing with the Protestants.

Anyway, I hope you will soon be having that boy baptized in the Holy Orthodox Church.  ;D
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #13 on: October 26, 2003, 09:00:02 PM »
Evangelizing  over there at CF ?  I thought you went to a Monastery.

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« Reply #14 on: October 26, 2003, 10:28:03 PM »
Evangelizing  over there at CF ?  I thought you went to a Monastery.

james

Oh, I wish!

Thanks for the good thought, though, James!  ;D
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #15 on: October 28, 2003, 09:28:20 AM »
Linus,

Thanks for the kind words.  The little fella' is growing like a weed!  :)

DT
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Re:A new Thomas
« Reply #16 on: October 28, 2003, 01:55:00 PM »
Linus,

Thanks for the kind words.  The little fella' is growing like a weed!  :)

DT

Great news! This is a sure sign that all is going well! :)
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