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Offline Knytshade

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Upcoming Baptism
« on: December 28, 2010, 07:27:43 AM »
First, I wanted to thank everyone here for their constant love, encouragement and prayers during my many infinite ramblings throughout my time here--I'm very blessed and fortunate!

How very beautiful and good is our God, for it is by His Will that our 2011 is going to begin with a baptism:  8 of them as a matter of fact and all on the same day!  This coming Saturday (January 1st), myself as well as a family of 7 (3 children under 10 I believe, a 3 y.o. and an almost 1 y.o.). 

I would like to humbly ask for your prayers as this weekend fast approaches for all 8 of us, as well as for when we receive the Body and Blood of Christ for the very first time the next day.

I've waited for this for what feels like a forever and the fear and excitement keeps building, sometimes it makes me shake.  Thank you so much!
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #1 on: December 28, 2010, 07:35:58 AM »
Many years!

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #2 on: December 28, 2010, 09:51:22 AM »
Many Years!
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #3 on: December 28, 2010, 10:19:13 AM »
Many Years!!
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #4 on: December 28, 2010, 02:37:26 PM »
What a way to ring in the New Year with a New Life in Christ!!

Many Years!!

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #5 on: December 28, 2010, 08:06:57 PM »
A  Hearty Welcome to All 8 Coming into Holy Orthodoxy.....
Glory To God...Amen Amen

Prayers.....
Lord Have Mercy...Amen Amen

Axios , Dostojni , worthy.......

Lord Grant All  8 Many Many  Years and
Many Summers.......Amen Amen


ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #6 on: December 30, 2010, 02:57:37 PM »
Many Years!
All my hope I place in you, O Mother of God, keep me under your protection!

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #7 on: December 30, 2010, 03:00:24 PM »
Glory to God for these eight!

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #8 on: December 31, 2010, 03:27:15 AM »
Many years to all the soon to be baptized!

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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #9 on: January 01, 2011, 09:38:14 PM »
Thank you everyone for your love and prayers!  I come bearing pictures of today if any wish to see them.  It was by triple immersion so everyone got quote unquote 'dunked'.  (NOTE: I apologize for the size:  I did try and edit them the best I could in Picasa so I hope I don't scare everyone  :P)





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Say hello to the newly illumined Lockerby family, myself, and our sponsors! :D (I'm to the far right next to the lady in the black top.

Blessed be our God now and forever and unto the ages of ages!
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #10 on: January 01, 2011, 09:45:20 PM »
Wonderful pictures....Thanks For Sharing......
God Bless them ! And Grant Them many Years..........Dostojni....Worthy....Axios...
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #11 on: January 01, 2011, 09:52:18 PM »
Beautiful picture.

God grant you all many years.
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Re: Upcoming Baptism
« Reply #12 on: January 01, 2011, 11:27:19 PM »
Congratulations and many years.   ;D   :angel:
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