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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1036 on: October 27, 2011, 11:22:44 PM »

HH Pope Shenouda III - I presume shortly after a service as he and the priest/bishop behind him are still vested.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1037 on: October 28, 2011, 12:54:33 AM »


Good lord this is incredible.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1038 on: October 28, 2011, 02:07:10 AM »
LIKE A BOSS
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1039 on: October 28, 2011, 03:47:45 AM »

HH Pope Shenouda III - I presume shortly after a service as he and the priest/bishop behind him are still vested.
That looks like a happy cat to me. MEOW!
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1040 on: October 28, 2011, 03:48:58 AM »


Good lord this is incredible.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1041 on: October 28, 2011, 05:49:03 AM »


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1042 on: October 28, 2011, 05:55:22 AM »

HH Pope Shenouda III - I presume shortly after a service as he and the priest/bishop behind him are still vested.

Taken on the Feast of St. Cat.  ;) :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1043 on: October 28, 2011, 06:01:03 AM »


So true.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1044 on: October 28, 2011, 01:28:44 PM »


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First real LOL! of the day. Needed it.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1045 on: October 28, 2011, 01:33:33 PM »
So true.
SO ME.

You know, you've got a cute gal nibbling on your arm (it looks like  ???) AND you got to watch your favorite movie that she agreed to watch. It's really not going to get better than that, bro.  ;)
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1046 on: October 28, 2011, 10:32:11 PM »
:)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1047 on: October 29, 2011, 12:08:48 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1049 on: October 29, 2011, 02:57:13 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1050 on: October 29, 2011, 09:05:32 AM »
 :D That one was good.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1051 on: October 29, 2011, 11:40:09 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1052 on: November 01, 2011, 12:14:34 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1053 on: November 01, 2011, 12:18:23 PM »
Awww, how sweet.  :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1054 on: November 01, 2011, 12:29:30 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1055 on: November 01, 2011, 12:57:24 PM »
Very cute!
She's touring the facility/and picking up slack.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1056 on: November 01, 2011, 02:13:47 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1057 on: November 01, 2011, 02:37:29 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1058 on: November 02, 2011, 06:03:03 AM »

This isn't cute. This is dangerous; those are bears! Even at that age they can do some serious damage.

I know Christians can put their hand in a snake pit and handle snakes but i don't think that dispensation stretches to bears.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1059 on: November 02, 2011, 07:05:57 AM »

This isn't cute. This is dangerous; those are bears! Even at that age they can do some serious damage.

I know Christians can put their hand in a snake pit and handle snakes but i don't think that dispensation stretches to bears.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1060 on: November 02, 2011, 10:58:59 AM »
My guess is that the bear cubs know the monk, and it is well-known in many places that monasteries and bears have a 'relationship.'  This is seen much more often in Eastern Europe and Russia, and we here in the West are not so familiar with it.  The surprising aspect of it is that the bears never attack the monks, perhaps in part because the monks never carry food and don't act aggressively the way we do.  After a long period of a monastery's existence, the bears in an area become imprinted to recognize the 'nice' monks from the 'not nice' villagers.



Animal imprinting is powerful.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1061 on: November 02, 2011, 11:29:55 AM »

This isn't cute. This is dangerous; those are bears! Even at that age they can do some serious damage.

I know Christians can put their hand in a snake pit and handle snakes but i don't think that dispensation stretches to bears.

The Monk seems to  be scared to death.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1062 on: November 02, 2011, 11:42:44 AM »


Next time, turn down the Taboric Light a little, will ya?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1063 on: November 02, 2011, 12:03:36 PM »

This isn't cute. This is dangerous; those are bears! Even at that age they can do some serious damage.

I know Christians can put their hand in a snake pit and handle snakes but i don't think that dispensation stretches to bears.

The Monk seems to  be scared to death.

Nah.  That's the same face/hand gesture I make when the dog is trying to lick my face which is what it looks like the little bear is about to do.  That's probably the safest place that Monk could be.  Seeing as he has a face at the time the photo was taken, we can assume that mama-bear considers him to be a good influence on her children.  If anyone tried to mess with him, mama-bear ain't far away.  And the Old Testament tells us what bears do to people who cause problems for religious figures.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1064 on: November 02, 2011, 12:13:09 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1066 on: November 02, 2011, 08:59:06 PM »
Can't say I didn't see it coming *facepalm*
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1067 on: November 03, 2011, 03:11:11 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1069 on: November 04, 2011, 02:02:45 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1070 on: November 04, 2011, 05:53:08 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1071 on: November 05, 2011, 08:02:53 PM »


What indeed?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1072 on: November 05, 2011, 08:19:05 PM »

HH Pope Shenouda III - I presume shortly after a service as he and the priest/bishop behind him are still vested.

Taken on the Feast of St. Cat.  ;) :angel:

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1073 on: November 05, 2011, 08:22:30 PM »
^He's commemorated on July 31, so I don't think so. ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1074 on: November 05, 2011, 08:25:07 PM »
^He's commemmorated on July 31, so I don't think so. ;)

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1075 on: November 05, 2011, 08:27:39 PM »

HH Pope Shenouda III - I presume shortly after a service as he and the priest/bishop behind him are still vested.
He looks like he is acting out the icon on his vestment (though St. Mark's cat is a bit bigger).
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1076 on: November 05, 2011, 08:33:25 PM »
^Nice observation! :)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1077 on: November 07, 2011, 04:40:51 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #1078 on: November 07, 2011, 06:51:54 AM »
Wow. Where was this taken?
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« Reply #1079 on: November 07, 2011, 07:01:47 AM »
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