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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #675 on: August 17, 2011, 01:59:54 PM »
That priest has interesting vestments. Are those vinegrapes? I've never seen vinegrapes depicted in Orthodox vestments.

It looks like.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #676 on: August 17, 2011, 02:07:10 PM »
Don't you just want to kick him.  ;D

I dont even like dogs and thas not even slightly funny

I agree. It was hilarious.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #677 on: August 17, 2011, 03:01:21 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #678 on: August 18, 2011, 01:22:39 PM »


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #679 on: August 18, 2011, 09:44:00 PM »
Isn't that last picture Stashko's desktop :P
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #680 on: August 18, 2011, 09:51:29 PM »


Cool! He's got a rainbow halo! i've got a rainbow flag. ;D
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #681 on: August 18, 2011, 09:55:12 PM »
Should this be my next avatar?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #682 on: August 18, 2011, 10:13:01 PM »
Who is he?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #683 on: August 18, 2011, 10:14:05 PM »
Who is he?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #684 on: August 18, 2011, 10:19:12 PM »
Cool. I like the picture.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #685 on: August 18, 2011, 10:25:30 PM »
Cool. I like the picture.  :)
So I'll probably use that picture when I get bored of this one.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #686 on: August 18, 2011, 10:36:02 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #687 on: August 18, 2011, 10:36:02 PM »
Cool! He's got a rainbow halo! i've got a rainbow flag. ;D

I didnt know you were a Jeff Gordon fan Tallitot!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #688 on: August 19, 2011, 12:17:50 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #689 on: August 19, 2011, 12:21:25 PM »
“There is your brother, naked, crying, and you stand there confused over the choice of an attractive floor covering.”

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #690 on: August 19, 2011, 12:28:30 PM »
I couldn't decide:


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #691 on: August 19, 2011, 12:32:09 PM »
I couldn't decide:



Any context for the first? Curious.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #693 on: August 19, 2011, 12:59:47 PM »
SLX, love the Phillies one. I always thought that the mascot was the creepiest one in the MLB.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #695 on: August 19, 2011, 01:03:58 PM »
Great-grand father's burial.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #696 on: August 19, 2011, 01:04:20 PM »
Should this be my next avatar?


YES!
That settles it, I guess. When I get bored of this avatar that'll be my next one.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #697 on: August 19, 2011, 01:06:05 PM »
Great-grand father's burial.

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augustin, can you explain a little about what is going on in the photo. From your previous avatar, I guess your great-grand father was in the military?

If too personal, I understand.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #698 on: August 19, 2011, 01:11:20 PM »
Great-grand father's burial.

Memory Eternal!

augustin, can you explain a little about what is going on in the photo. From your previous avatar, I guess your great-grand father was in the military?

If too personal, I understand.
No, he was just an illiterate peasant. From grand-mother I know he was kinda churchy and violent, cursed a lot etc.
It's the funeral procession heading to the cemetery.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #699 on: August 19, 2011, 06:13:45 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #700 on: August 19, 2011, 07:56:50 PM »
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« Reply #701 on: August 20, 2011, 01:24:45 AM »

John Piper uses his dark Calvinistic magic.

He is just predestining God to make truth fit his ideas.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #702 on: August 20, 2011, 01:39:25 AM »

John Piper uses his dark Calvinistic magic.

He is just predestining God to make truth fit his ideas.


I must say that he is one of the more tolerable evangelical Calvinists out there. But still...


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #703 on: August 20, 2011, 05:29:36 AM »

John Piper uses his dark Calvinistic magic.

He is just predestining God to make truth fit his ideas.


I must say that he is one of the more tolerable evangelical Calvinists out there. But still...


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I will be hearing from him in person next week or the week after. Anything I should be particularly interested in or wary of?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #704 on: August 20, 2011, 05:40:39 AM »
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I will be hearing from him in person next week or the week after. Anything I should be particularly interested in
yeah, whoever told him that jacket whent with that tie and shirt lolOl

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or wary of?
his magic wand  :o


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #705 on: August 21, 2011, 03:36:04 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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« Reply #707 on: August 24, 2011, 11:01:30 AM »
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« Reply #708 on: August 24, 2011, 11:31:24 AM »

John Piper uses his dark Calvinistic magic.

He is just predestining God to make truth fit his ideas.


I must say that he is one of the more tolerable evangelical Calvinists out there. But still...


Selam


I will be hearing from him in person next week or the week after. Anything I should be particularly interested in or wary of?


I read his book "Desiring God: Confessions of a Christian Hedonist" years ago, when I was still Protestant. I like the book back then, but now I would probably find it very unOrthodox. The thesis of the book is that the purpose of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. A neat idea that appealed very much to me at the time. But now that I'm Orthodox, I realize that the experience of God is not always pleasant or enjoyable. The experience of God is inextricably linked to the Cross. Of course, Christ enables us to bear our Cross, and the Holy Spirit is our ubiquitous Comfortor. But the Christian life is arduous, and there is no nove theological innovation that can help us escape the struggle.

To be fair, John Piper might not disagree with this. But I am now very leary of all these famous Protestant preachers who keep trying to put their own unique heterodox spin on the ancient Christian Gospel.


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« Reply #709 on: August 24, 2011, 12:09:26 PM »


I know how I am playing chess next time!!!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #710 on: August 24, 2011, 12:22:34 PM »
hehehe!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #711 on: August 26, 2011, 03:06:50 PM »


Signed by James Earl Jones
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #712 on: August 26, 2011, 03:20:16 PM »
I want one signed by the real author.  >:(
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #713 on: August 26, 2011, 03:31:11 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #714 on: August 26, 2011, 07:19:45 PM »
I want one signed by the real author.  >:(
I'm sure there are some people out there who think James Earl Jones is God...

Reminds me of when people would always try to get celebrity televangelists to sign their Bibles.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #715 on: August 26, 2011, 08:00:24 PM »

John Piper uses his dark Calvinistic magic.

He is just predestining God to make truth fit his ideas.


I must say that he is one of the more tolerable evangelical Calvinists out there. But still...


Selam


I will be hearing from him in person next week or the week after. Anything I should be particularly interested in or wary of?


I read his book "Desiring God: Confessions of a Christian Hedonist" years ago, when I was still Protestant. I like the book back then, but now I would probably find it very unOrthodox. The thesis of the book is that the purpose of man is to glorify God by enjoying Him forever. A neat idea that appealed very much to me at the time. But now that I'm Orthodox, I realize that the experience of God is not always pleasant or enjoyable. The experience of God is inextricably linked to the Cross. Of course, Christ enables us to bear our Cross, and the Holy Spirit is our ubiquitous Comfortor. But the Christian life is arduous, and there is no nove theological innovation that can help us escape the struggle.

To be fair, John Piper might not disagree with this. But I am now very leary of all these famous Protestant preachers who keep trying to put their own unique heterodox spin on the ancient Christian Gospel.


Selam


Thanks, Gebre. I generally belong to the "if it feels amazing you're probably doing it wrong" school of Christianity (which is hopefully close to the teaching of the Church), so it will be interesting ...
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #716 on: August 26, 2011, 10:02:23 PM »
What an awesome cover
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #717 on: August 26, 2011, 10:32:13 PM »
At first I thought that second by line said "Bobby Ghanoush."
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #718 on: August 27, 2011, 12:21:04 AM »
Another old family picture

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« Reply #719 on: August 27, 2011, 02:38:52 PM »


From the Lyons, IL news site Suburban Life:

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Olga Bertosa of Westchester walks to the pew after paying respect to saints at the alter during the service held at St Nikola Serbian Orthodox Church Sunday August 14, 2001. The church has had a presence for a year in the community.

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