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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2970 on: April 19, 2013, 06:12:00 PM »
I remember this one from the Carpathian Book of the Dead.


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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2972 on: April 20, 2013, 11:25:42 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2973 on: April 20, 2013, 02:39:13 PM »
Would someone please explain this image?

A saint and a rooster battles Death and a dragon over a walled city? The calligraphy: M and W? Is that a rising sun or a setting sun behind the mountain?

Thank you.

I remember this one from the Carpathian Book of the Dead.



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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2974 on: April 20, 2013, 02:44:24 PM »
Would someone please explain this image?

A saint and a rooster battles Death and a dragon over a walled city? The calligraphy: M and W? Is that a rising sun or a setting sun behind the mountain?

Thank you.


Perhaps it is "a city upon a hill (Matthew 5:14)"?
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2975 on: April 20, 2013, 03:28:11 PM »
It's Gandalf and the Witch King of Angmar fighting in Minas Tirith.

I am being completely serious, it was on the Hyperdox Herman Facebook page a couple days ago.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2976 on: April 21, 2013, 08:03:52 AM »
"Do not knock in the window. I'm sleeping. Cat"



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A saint and a rooster battles Death and a dragon over a walled city? The calligraphy: M and W? Is that a rising sun or a setting sun behind the mountain?

"M" stands for "Mithrandir". "W" - for "Witch-king" propably.
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Re: Picture of the Day
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2978 on: April 23, 2013, 09:54:35 AM »
my uncle (far right) on his deanery's retreat

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2979 on: April 23, 2013, 11:08:37 AM »

Nice photo.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2980 on: April 23, 2013, 11:08:57 AM »



...not so nice photo.   :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2981 on: April 23, 2013, 11:34:33 AM »



...not so nice photo.   :angel:

This is one of those moments where I can't figure out whether the priest is blessing or scolding the guy with the camera.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2982 on: April 23, 2013, 12:16:12 PM »



...not so nice photo.   :angel:

This is one of those moments where I can't figure out whether the priest is blessing or scolding the guy with the camera.

He's casting Magic Missile.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2983 on: April 23, 2013, 12:34:39 PM »

I did notice he is using his left hand....
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2984 on: April 23, 2013, 04:30:12 PM »

I did notice he is using his left hand....

Also, only using 2 fingers.  Maybe a dyslexic Old Believer?   ;)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2985 on: April 23, 2013, 04:35:55 PM »



...not so nice photo.   :angel:

I think this is going to give me nightmares!   :police:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2986 on: April 23, 2013, 04:50:58 PM »

LOL!  I can see why!  It's the two fingers, and the left hand....right? 

(I'm completely not commenting on the babushka....because she scares me.)
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2987 on: April 23, 2013, 10:48:54 PM »



...not so nice photo.   :angel:

Wow.  I just soiled myself.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2988 on: April 23, 2013, 11:00:22 PM »
my uncle (far right) on his deanery's retreat



So apparently there they don't follow the tradition of "Don't do anything to make your hair look combed AT ALL on Sundays."
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2989 on: April 23, 2013, 11:12:45 PM »
So apparently there they don't follow the tradition of "Don't do anything to make your hair look combed AT ALL on Sundays."

This sounds like wishful thinking. If there is a thread here about this, then, of course, it must be true.

I only get a haircut once or twice a year, so this is an issue for me.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2990 on: April 24, 2013, 12:38:53 AM »
Please explain...    :-\




...not so nice photo.   :angel:
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2991 on: April 24, 2013, 04:20:00 AM »
my uncle (far right) on his deanery's retreat



So apparently there they don't follow the tradition of "Don't do anything to make your hair look combed AT ALL on Sundays."

Actually, it took place on Wednesday.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2992 on: April 24, 2013, 09:29:46 AM »
Please explain...    :-\


I'm not sure what explanation you wish for....it's a photo that was posted on Facebook.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2993 on: April 24, 2013, 09:34:59 AM »
Today marks the 98th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide.

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2994 on: April 24, 2013, 09:53:09 AM »

Conquer evil men by your gentle kindness, and make zealous men wonder at your goodness. Put the lover of legality to shame by your compassion. With the afflicted be afflicted in mind. Love all men, but keep distant from all men.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2995 on: April 24, 2013, 03:22:17 PM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2996 on: April 25, 2013, 01:20:51 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2997 on: April 25, 2013, 04:32:02 AM »


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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2998 on: April 25, 2013, 01:18:44 PM »

Lovely.
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #2999 on: April 26, 2013, 02:17:05 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3000 on: April 26, 2013, 10:01:08 AM »
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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3001 on: April 26, 2013, 02:59:24 PM »


Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Starting to feel like Christianity made God bi-polar.
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« Reply #3002 on: April 26, 2013, 03:05:43 PM »
No, there's different subjects in each sentence: God speaks wisdom, but those who follow Him appear foolish...

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« Reply #3003 on: April 26, 2013, 05:20:29 PM »
Quote
Proverbs 2:6 For the LORD giveth wisdom: out of his mouth cometh knowledge and understanding.

Starting to feel like Christianity made God bi-polar.

no, its just that there is more than 1 kind of wisdom

also - Be ye therefore wise as serpents and simple as doves. These thoughts do not have opposite meaning, there is the wisdom of God and that of the world and lets not forget

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Re: Picture of the Day
« Reply #3004 on: April 27, 2013, 09:54:50 AM »
I took the following. hope it's not too presumptuous to post them on this thread, but was lazy to either check for a more appropriate venue or start a new one.
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