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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3735 on: September 17, 2013, 07:15:23 PM »
"Currently suspended but who cares..."



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3736 on: September 17, 2013, 07:18:04 PM »


Beef tea with a touch of heresy.  Mmmmm.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3737 on: September 17, 2013, 07:21:40 PM »
"Currently suspended but who cares..."





After his own request.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3738 on: September 17, 2013, 10:17:37 PM »
"Currently suspended but who cares..."





What?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3739 on: September 17, 2013, 11:04:21 PM »
"Currently suspended but who cares..."





What?

I checked out the FB album featuring that priest with the rasson and sword.  It describes him as above.  I ♥ it. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3740 on: September 17, 2013, 11:07:39 PM »
Oh, ok :) I didn't care when school suspended me either, but that was a bit different.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3741 on: September 18, 2013, 03:10:42 AM »
Naturalization ceremony. The woman in the middle was originally from Russia.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3742 on: September 18, 2013, 09:54:45 AM »
I think that instead of pledging loyalty or abjuring earthly nations, they should ask the question "Dost thou renounce Satan, all his ministers, his deeds and his pride?" That would be totally appropriate.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3743 on: September 18, 2013, 01:19:54 PM »
I think that instead of pledging loyalty or abjuring earthly nations, they should ask the question "Dost thou renounce Satan, all his ministers, his deeds and his pride?" That would be totally appropriate.

Appropriate... for a church.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3744 on: September 18, 2013, 01:32:12 PM »
Only good pigeons are baked in a pie. ;D

And the bad ones end up in Trafalgar Square. ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3745 on: September 18, 2013, 01:42:52 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3746 on: September 18, 2013, 03:06:47 PM »
Naturalization ceremony. The woman in the middle was originally from Russia.



I'll just assume it's a naturalization ceremony for the USA.  If so, welcome!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3747 on: September 18, 2013, 03:15:54 PM »
Indeed it is. That woman in particular is living in West Virginia.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3748 on: September 18, 2013, 03:20:48 PM »
Ah, the heart of Appalachia.  Very good!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3749 on: September 18, 2013, 08:47:13 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3750 on: September 19, 2013, 09:31:36 AM »
A friend from Tbilisi just sent me a link to this picture:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3751 on: September 19, 2013, 01:04:45 PM »
teenage St. Anastasia


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3752 on: September 19, 2013, 01:06:07 PM »
Selfies were as horrible then as they are now.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3753 on: September 19, 2013, 01:09:43 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3754 on: September 19, 2013, 01:15:51 PM »
Not a duckface!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3755 on: September 19, 2013, 01:39:15 PM »
Selfies were as horrible then as they are now.

Dom covered this. Sure he was talking about a specific type of selfie, but I think his wisdom is universally applicable.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3757 on: September 20, 2013, 08:20:25 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3758 on: September 20, 2013, 09:00:07 AM »
I approve of the anti-Gnostic baby. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3759 on: September 20, 2013, 09:09:18 AM »
The demonic blood is all that is left of such heresy.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3760 on: September 20, 2013, 03:54:07 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3761 on: September 21, 2013, 03:44:40 PM »
Truer words spoken were never

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3762 on: September 21, 2013, 03:50:33 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3763 on: September 21, 2013, 05:02:12 PM »
Victory!

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3764 on: September 21, 2013, 08:10:41 PM »
Jabuticaba tree



You actually can eat the little black fruits.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3765 on: September 21, 2013, 08:23:36 PM »
You actually can eat the little black fruits.

What is this witchcraft?  ???
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3766 on: September 21, 2013, 08:23:55 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3767 on: September 22, 2013, 05:12:31 PM »
completely new, especially not yet used

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3768 on: September 22, 2013, 06:01:04 PM »
"My doubt in Christ is not like that of a child; it was forged in a furnace of faith." - Dostoevsky

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3769 on: September 23, 2013, 09:11:02 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3770 on: September 23, 2013, 09:16:25 AM »
Where was this one ^ taken?

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3771 on: September 23, 2013, 09:50:54 AM »

Somewhere in Russia.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3772 on: September 23, 2013, 09:56:31 AM »
Meanwhile, in Holy Russia...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3773 on: September 23, 2013, 10:42:09 AM »
I must say that I'm favourably impressed with the sensible and functional creativity of the Russians to provide a place of worship for the faithful. We've seen pictures of trains, tanks, river boats, and likely other seemingly odd creations. Many North Americans bemoan the fact that the nearest Orthodox church is a lengthy drive. Why aren't our leaders encouraging Russian-style options for those locations? I guess that's a topic for another thread in another forum.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3774 on: September 23, 2013, 11:07:51 AM »

Maybe it's because most of Russia IS Orthodox.

Can you imagine seeing this church making its way down the Mississippi?  ....or a tank church rolling down Mainstreet?   Folks would think it's some sort of parade or something.

You have to measure actual need and use of the mini church against the ridicule and actual harm it might do in the eyes of the populace. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3775 on: September 23, 2013, 11:09:06 AM »
Is it actually a church/chapel that you can go inside of or is it just a buoy that is nice to look at?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3776 on: September 23, 2013, 11:12:00 AM »

No idea, but, why would the Patriarch bless a buoy?

Who knows?

I got the photo from someone's Facebook. 
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3777 on: September 23, 2013, 11:12:57 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3778 on: September 23, 2013, 11:16:00 AM »
on a longer bike trip yesterday came across with these autum crocuses (colchium autumnale?!). also stole as much lovage I could from the same place as that's a herb  quasi-unknown in the US, but, imo, indispensable to cooking lamb.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3779 on: September 23, 2013, 11:16:30 AM »

No idea, but, why would the Patriarch bless a buoy?

Who knows?

I got the photo from someone's Facebook. 

Orthodox priests bless lots of things, so why not? ;D
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