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Offline Agabus

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For a safe baptism
« on: September 03, 2011, 09:07:51 AM »
No, I don't think baptism is dangerous.  ::)

My son is being baptized Sunday. Likewise, my state is being baptized by a tropical storm this weekend. It could make for an interesting time.
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2011, 09:19:26 AM »
Many years!   :angel:
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2011, 11:15:11 AM »
Many Years!

For your son, not the storm.
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2011, 11:25:31 AM »

Many Years to your son!

May the Lord have mercy and keep everyone safe!

Have a wonderful and memorable experience!
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2011, 12:09:12 PM »
Many Years!

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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #5 on: September 04, 2011, 08:48:37 AM »
Many years!

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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2011, 03:35:23 PM »
nicholas myra
 ;D
ha ha, hope the storm quietened down, and the kid didn't scream too much either.  ;)
the first baby baptism i went to, i was worried coz the kid was screaming.
but then later, he gave me a really serene look that stopped me being worried (before i was orthodox i was used to adults or older kids being baptized). he had a really serene look again today after taking Holy Communion, that's why i remembered it.  :)

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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #7 on: September 05, 2011, 06:07:12 PM »
nicholas myra
 ;D
ha ha, hope the storm quietened down, and the kid didn't scream too much either.  ;)
the first baby baptism i went to, i was worried coz the kid was screaming.
but then later, he gave me a really serene look that stopped me being worried (before i was orthodox i was used to adults or older kids being baptized). he had a really serene look again today after taking Holy Communion, that's why i remembered it.  :)
The storm actually broke for the DL and the baptism afterward, and everyone made it there and home safely.

The baby took the baptism in stride and didn't even really fuss. He was quite calm and alert when it came time to commune.
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #8 on: September 05, 2011, 06:09:37 PM »
Many years! :)
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Re: For a safe baptism
« Reply #9 on: September 05, 2011, 09:54:12 PM »
Many years!  ;D
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