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One More Time...
« on: March 14, 2011, 11:28:06 AM »
Grace and Peace,

One more time I throw myself into the bosom of Holy Orthodoxy in an attempt to more fully embrace the Christian Faith. This Great Lent I have vowed to attend St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church with my children during this Great Fast and submit myself to the Traditions and Liturgy of my Eastern Brothers and Sisters in the hope that it be more pleasing to God and more healing for my wretchedness of soul and spirit.

Aid me, Pray for me, and support me for I have been in this struggle so long. I am weak and I don't trust my own guidance in these matters anymore. Far too long my mind has been an enemy to me and have served only to steer me to greater corruption of heart.

St. Ephraim, pray for me, a sinner!
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #1 on: March 14, 2011, 02:18:51 PM »
Lord have mercy!

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #2 on: March 14, 2011, 02:50:10 PM »

Lord, have mercy!
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #3 on: March 14, 2011, 03:20:39 PM »
Grace and Peace,

One more time I throw myself into the bosom of Holy Orthodoxy in an attempt to more fully embrace the Christian Faith. This Great Lent I have vowed to attend St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church with my children during this Great Fast and submit myself to the Traditions and Liturgy of my Eastern Brothers and Sisters in the hope that it be more pleasing to God and more healing for my wretchedness of soul and spirit.

Aid me, Pray for me, and support me for I have been in this struggle so long. I am weak and I don't trust my own guidance in these matters anymore. Far too long my mind has been an enemy to me and have served only to steer me to greater corruption of heart.

St. Ephraim, pray for me, a sinner!

You are not alone......................Lord have Mercy

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #4 on: March 14, 2011, 04:40:07 PM »
Grace and Peace,

One more time I throw myself into the bosom of Holy Orthodoxy in an attempt to more fully embrace the Christian Faith. This Great Lent I have vowed to attend St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church with my children during this Great Fast and submit myself to the Traditions and Liturgy of my Eastern Brothers and Sisters in the hope that it be more pleasing to God and more healing for my wretchedness of soul and spirit.

Aid me, Pray for me, and support me for I have been in this struggle so long. I am weak and I don't trust my own guidance in these matters anymore. Far too long my mind has been an enemy to me and have served only to steer me to greater corruption of heart.

St. Ephraim, pray for me, a sinner!

You are not alone......................Lord have Mercy

Grace and Peace,

What are you doing this Great Lent?
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #5 on: March 14, 2011, 04:44:35 PM »
Lord have mercy on thy servant!

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #6 on: March 14, 2011, 04:46:50 PM »
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #7 on: March 14, 2011, 07:59:10 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #8 on: March 14, 2011, 10:19:16 PM »
Grace and Peace,

One more time I throw myself into the bosom of Holy Orthodoxy in an attempt to more fully embrace the Christian Faith. This Great Lent I have vowed to attend St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church with my children during this Great Fast and submit myself to the Traditions and Liturgy of my Eastern Brothers and Sisters in the hope that it be more pleasing to God and more healing for my wretchedness of soul and spirit.

Aid me, Pray for me, and support me for I have been in this struggle so long. I am weak and I don't trust my own guidance in these matters anymore. Far too long my mind has been an enemy to me and have served only to steer me to greater corruption of heart.

St. Ephraim, pray for me, a sinner!

You are not alone......................Lord have Mercy

Grace and Peace,

What are you doing this Great Lent?

Battling the same enemy we share together......................our minds.

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #9 on: March 15, 2011, 08:52:16 AM »
Grace and Peace,

One more time I throw myself into the bosom of Holy Orthodoxy in an attempt to more fully embrace the Christian Faith. This Great Lent I have vowed to attend St. Cyprian of Carthage Orthodox Church with my children during this Great Fast and submit myself to the Traditions and Liturgy of my Eastern Brothers and Sisters in the hope that it be more pleasing to God and more healing for my wretchedness of soul and spirit.

Aid me, Pray for me, and support me for I have been in this struggle so long. I am weak and I don't trust my own guidance in these matters anymore. Far too long my mind has been an enemy to me and have served only to steer me to greater corruption of heart.

St. Ephraim, pray for me, a sinner!

You are not alone......................Lord have Mercy

Grace and Peace,

What are you doing this Great Lent?

Battling the same enemy we share together......................our minds.

Ah, a tenacious foe to be sure. :-) My poor spiritual man's advice, don't do it alone and don't be timid.
St Basil the Great (330-379 A.D.): “I think then that the one goal of all who are really and truly serving the Lord ought to be to bring back to union the churches who have at different times and in diverse manners divided from one another.”

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #10 on: March 15, 2011, 06:24:11 PM »
Ah, a tenacious foe to be sure. :-) My poor spiritual man's advice, don't do it alone and don't be timid.

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #11 on: March 17, 2011, 11:39:51 AM »
Ah, a tenacious foe to be sure. :-) My poor spiritual man's advice, don't do it alone and don't be timid.

Ignatius

Would you be able to elude to this a little more?



Have a spiritual father and don't let the darker forces confuse you into being timid with your faith.
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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #12 on: March 17, 2011, 02:48:14 PM »
Ah, a tenacious foe to be sure. :-) My poor spiritual man's advice, don't do it alone and don't be timid.

Ignatius

Would you be able to elude to this a little more?



Have a spiritual father and don't let the darker forces confuse you into being timid with your faith.

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Re: One More Time...
« Reply #13 on: March 17, 2011, 04:40:54 PM »
Lord Have Mercy!
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