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Offline biro

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27540 on: Yesterday at 11:55:07 AM »
Thank you.
My only weakness is, well, never mind

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27541 on: Yesterday at 12:31:52 PM »
“He who sings prays twice.” —unknown
Vain existence can never exist, for "unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain." (Psalm 127)

If the faith is unchanged and rock solid, then the gates of Hades never prevailed in the end.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27542 on: Yesterday at 01:55:03 PM »
My Mom came to liturgy today, to hear me sing in the choir. I was so proud!'s it going so far?

The robe's a bit sweaty, and I wound up on the wrong page in the music book a couple times. Other than that, not bad. :)

I'm so glad to hear your mother came to hear you sing!  I am glad to hear you are enjoying the choir...even if they make you wear robes. 
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: Random Postings
« Reply #27543 on: Yesterday at 01:59:06 PM »
Furat day in The fatherland in a suffocating train, someone tries to open a window only to be sternly rebuffed by an old woman: "Shut it back, don't you feel how strong the draft is"
She hears, upon that water without sound,
A voice that cries, “The tomb in Palestine
Is not the porch of spirits lingering.
It is the grave of Jesus, where he lay.”
We live in an old chaos of the sun,
Or old dependency of day and night,
Or island solitude, unsponsored, free,
Of that wide water, inescapable.

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #27544 on: Yesterday at 09:02:20 PM »

Peter Falk's Columbo always reminded me Porfiry Petrovich of Crime and Punishment, now wikipedia confirmed my hunch.  Supposedly he is influenced by Father Brown (of the Father Brown stories) as well, which makes sense.  I always thought if you could translate a Dostoevsky novel into a good movie it would either be Crime and Punishment or Demons.  The Crime and Punishment largely would translate because of the Porfiry Petrovich character, who sadly could not be portrayed by the great Peter Falk anymore...maybe he was such a perfect choice"for an American language Crime and Punishment no attempts ought be made to make that movie for the foreseeable future.
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Holy Toledo!