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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3510 on: August 15, 2013, 08:55:35 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3512 on: August 15, 2013, 09:37:22 AM »
Brilliant!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3513 on: August 15, 2013, 09:39:25 AM »
And people thought dinosaurs turned into birds.   ;)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3514 on: August 15, 2013, 02:58:16 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3515 on: August 15, 2013, 04:00:04 PM »


It's....no....it can't be........but, yes.................it's my long lost cousin Bert!! (The one on the right, that is  ;D.)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3516 on: August 16, 2013, 05:11:29 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3517 on: August 16, 2013, 05:50:23 PM »
I have never seen math look like that ^. :o

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3518 on: August 16, 2013, 05:58:01 PM »
Math makes me feel like that. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3519 on: August 16, 2013, 07:31:08 PM »
My pups. ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3520 on: August 17, 2013, 12:24:06 AM »
Hard to see, but from what I can tell they look very nice :)

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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3522 on: August 17, 2013, 03:47:02 PM »
9-yeard old did that.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3523 on: August 17, 2013, 04:20:06 PM »


It's....no....it can't be........but, yes.................it's my long lost cousin Bert!! (The one on the right, that is  ;D.)
He looks more like the Golem.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3524 on: August 17, 2013, 06:37:30 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3525 on: August 17, 2013, 06:39:02 PM »
Are you in junior high school?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3526 on: August 17, 2013, 06:40:03 PM »
Are you in junior high school?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3527 on: August 18, 2013, 08:28:29 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3528 on: August 18, 2013, 01:05:12 PM »
I wonder if the Orthodox Church could do something similar to this.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3529 on: August 18, 2013, 10:25:42 PM »
Many Energies, 3 Persons, 2 Natures, 1 God, 1 Church, 1 Baptism, and 1 Cup. The Son begotten only from the Father, the Spirit proceeding only from the Father, Each glorifying the Other. The Son sends the Spirit, the Spirit Reveals the Son, the Father is seen in the Son. The Spirit spoke through the Prophets and Fathers and does so even today.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3530 on: August 18, 2013, 11:45:26 PM »
I wonder if the Orthodox Church could do something similar to this.




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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3531 on: August 19, 2013, 08:12:02 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3532 on: August 19, 2013, 08:39:10 PM »
My backyard visitor.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3533 on: August 20, 2013, 03:30:02 PM »
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3535 on: August 20, 2013, 03:48:55 PM »
But the stranger that dwelleth with you shall be unto you as one born among you, and thou shalt love him as thyself; for ye were strangers in the land of Egypt: I am the LORD your God.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3536 on: August 20, 2013, 04:05:54 PM »

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3537 on: August 20, 2013, 04:10:48 PM »



Why is he wearing his epitrachelion and phelonion?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3538 on: August 20, 2013, 04:18:06 PM »
I may have to save ^ that for later use as an avatar.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3539 on: August 20, 2013, 07:54:30 PM »

I entered this temple this past sunday and took my baseball cap off. not sure if I worshiped the idols thereby.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3540 on: August 20, 2013, 10:00:47 PM »
^ Which one was that?

And how was it? I've always wondered how it was in Baha'i houses of worship.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3541 on: August 20, 2013, 10:05:56 PM »
^ Which one was that?

And how was it? I've always wondered how it was in Baha'i houses of worship.
The one in Willmette . It s I guess a much grander version of an upper class living room of Willmette  or winnetka , northen Chicago suburbs
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3542 on: August 20, 2013, 10:09:24 PM »
^ Which one was that?

And how was it? I've always wondered how it was in Baha'i houses of worship.
a much grander version of an upper class living room of Willmette  or winnetka , northen Chicago suburbs

Which unfortunately doesn't help much, having never been to Chicago nor in an upper class living room.

I assume it was just a big fancy open space that people sat around and prayed in?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3543 on: August 20, 2013, 10:15:23 PM »



I can't imagine this ever being allowed...
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Re: Picture of the Day
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I can't imagine this ever being allowed...

Why not?  Drug use and public nudity are allowed.  He is just riding a chopper and looking good at doing so.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3545 on: August 20, 2013, 10:24:30 PM »
Why not?  Drug use and public nudity are allowed.  He is just riding a chopper and looking good at doing so.

Um, no. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3546 on: August 20, 2013, 10:27:38 PM »
Why not?  Drug use and public nudity are allowed.  He is just riding a chopper and looking good at doing so.

Um, no. 

Because?  We promote people to get high and say its ok.  We promote public indecency and say its ok.  What is wrong with a priest on a motorcycle compared to these?  I honestly don't understand the problem when compared to the others, so I am sincerely asking you to explain.  Probably better in a PM so we don't derail the thread too much.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3547 on: August 20, 2013, 11:24:45 PM »
Because?  We promote people to get high and say its ok.  We promote public indecency and say its ok.  What is wrong with a priest on a motorcycle compared to these?  I honestly don't understand the problem when compared to the others, so I am sincerely asking you to explain.  Probably better in a PM so we don't derail the thread too much.

There's no real topic in this thread, so we won't derail it too much.  :) 

I'm well aware of your fervent opinions on "getting high" and "public indecency" as expressed in other threads (as well as your emphatic disagreement with alternative opinions) but they really don't apply everywhere you think they do. 

My protest is not that a priest is riding a motorcycle: I've seen archpriests ride motorcycles in India wearing cassocks with red piping, jeweled pectoral cross, and kalimavkion.  That's really not a problem for me.   

But I can't imagine a situation in which it would be appropriate for a cleric to wear sacred vestments while riding a motorcycle.  Generally their use is restricted to liturgical rites conducted within the church.  Their use "outdoors" is quite restricted in just about every tradition I'm aware of.  Even in the church you're not "free", while you wear them, to conduct yourself as you might were you only wearing a cassock.  What was that priest doing while riding a motorcycle that required wearing a phelonion and epitrachelion?  The photo just looks strange and, barring some legitimate reason that would surprise the hell out of me, irreverent.       
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3548 on: August 20, 2013, 11:32:11 PM »
Because?  We promote people to get high and say its ok.  We promote public indecency and say its ok.  What is wrong with a priest on a motorcycle compared to these?  I honestly don't understand the problem when compared to the others, so I am sincerely asking you to explain.  Probably better in a PM so we don't derail the thread too much.

There's no real topic in this thread, so we won't derail it too much.  :) 

I'm well aware of your fervent opinions on "getting high" and "public indecency" as expressed in other threads (as well as your emphatic disagreement with alternative opinions) but they really don't apply everywhere you think they do. 

My protest is not that a priest is riding a motorcycle: I've seen archpriests ride motorcycles in India wearing cassocks with red piping, jeweled pectoral cross, and kalimavkion.  That's really not a problem for me.   

But I can't imagine a situation in which it would be appropriate for a cleric to wear sacred vestments while riding a motorcycle.  Generally their use is restricted to liturgical rites conducted within the church.  Their use "outdoors" is quite restricted in just about every tradition I'm aware of.  Even in the church you're not "free", while you wear them, to conduct yourself as you might were you only wearing a cassock.  What was that priest doing while riding a motorcycle that required wearing a phelonion and epitrachelion?  The photo just looks strange and, barring some legitimate reason that would surprise the hell out of me, irreverent.       

Thanks for explaining and forgive my slight sarcasm earlier.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3549 on: August 20, 2013, 11:36:00 PM »
No worries.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3550 on: August 21, 2013, 12:09:00 AM »
Because?  We promote people to get high and say its ok.  We promote public indecency and say its ok.  What is wrong with a priest on a motorcycle compared to these?  I honestly don't understand the problem when compared to the others, so I am sincerely asking you to explain.  Probably better in a PM so we don't derail the thread too much.

There's no real topic in this thread, so we won't derail it too much.  :) 

I'm well aware of your fervent opinions on "getting high" and "public indecency" as expressed in other threads (as well as your emphatic disagreement with alternative opinions) but they really don't apply everywhere you think they do. 

My protest is not that a priest is riding a motorcycle: I've seen archpriests ride motorcycles in India wearing cassocks with red piping, jeweled pectoral cross, and kalimavkion.  That's really not a problem for me.   

But I can't imagine a situation in which it would be appropriate for a cleric to wear sacred vestments while riding a motorcycle.  Generally their use is restricted to liturgical rites conducted within the church.  Their use "outdoors" is quite restricted in just about every tradition I'm aware of.  Even in the church you're not "free", while you wear them, to conduct yourself as you might were you only wearing a cassock.  What was that priest doing while riding a motorcycle that required wearing a phelonion and epitrachelion?  The photo just looks strange and, barring some legitimate reason that would surprise the hell out of me, irreverent.       

I agree.

Perhaps he's not even a priest.

Wish I could remember from where I coped the photo.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3551 on: August 21, 2013, 12:12:31 AM »
He's prob off to beat  somenormality into some homosexuals,  a cause worthy of a blessing.
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She hears, upon that water without sound,
A voice that cries, “The tomb in Palestine
Is not the porch of spirits lingering.
It is the grave of Jesus, where he lay.”
We live in an old chaos of the sun,
Or old dependency of day and night,
Or island solitude, unsponsored, free,
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3552 on: August 21, 2013, 12:41:36 AM »
He's prob off to beat  somenormality into some homosexuals,  a cause worthy of a blessing.

This made me LOL.  I guess the Georgians have been doing it wrong. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3553 on: August 21, 2013, 12:46:46 AM »
^ Which one was that?

And how was it? I've always wondered how it was in Baha'i houses of worship.
The one in Willmette . It s I guess a much grander version of an upper class living room of Willmette  or winnetka , northen Chicago suburbs
The one in my area doubles as a gym of some sort.
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Quote from: Fr. Thomas Hopko, dystopian parable of the prodigal son
...you can imagine so-called healing services of the pigpen. The books that could be written, you know: Life in the Pigpen. How to Cope in the Pigpen. Being Happy in the Pigpen. Surviving in the Pigpen. And then there could be counselling, for people who feel unhappy in the pigpen, to try to get them to come to terms with the pigpen, and to accept the pigpen.

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« Reply #3554 on: August 21, 2013, 04:31:28 AM »
^ Which one was that?

And how was it? I've always wondered how it was in Baha'i houses of worship.
The one in Willmette . It s I guess a much grander version of an upper class living room of Willmette  or winnetka , northen Chicago suburbs
The one in my area doubles as a gym of some sort.

Where do you live?
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