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Offline bytania

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Greetings from new member
« on: January 14, 2012, 07:05:22 PM »
Greetings my brothers and sisters in Christ,
               I am very happy to be part of this discussion forum and I look forward to learning from you all. Although I am a new registered member, I was introduced to this forum summer of last year as I was googling for orthodox discussion sites (God bless whoever genius created google). Just over the past few months, I have gained a lot of knowledge reading the posts shared by you all.
God bless you all for putting your time and effort into explaining, translating, and correcting. I am very pleased to be part of this OO forum family.

May the intercessions and the prayers of the Mother of God, the Ever Virgin and pure in spirit St. Mary be with us all. Amen.
Bytania

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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #1 on: January 14, 2012, 07:11:34 PM »
Welcome :)

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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #2 on: January 14, 2012, 10:57:56 PM »
Welcome, bytania. . .I must say. . .your pic - **laughing** doesn't that hurt your neck??!!

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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #3 on: January 14, 2012, 11:54:01 PM »
Welcome!
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #4 on: January 15, 2012, 01:43:31 AM »
Selam dear sister!  :)
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #5 on: January 15, 2012, 01:58:34 AM »
Welcome!
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #6 on: January 15, 2012, 02:50:49 PM »
Thank you all  :)
Selam Gebre Menfes Kidus, you have the name of one of my favorite saints :)
Quietmorning, it actually feels good. You should try it sometime haha jk :)
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #7 on: January 15, 2012, 03:32:52 PM »
Thank you all  :)
Selam Gebre Menfes Kidus, you have the name of one of my favorite saints :)
Quietmorning, it actually feels good. You should try it sometime haha jk :)

**chuckles** I'm far to old and arthritic to take up yoga now!! Ah, what it is to be young and made of rubber! :D
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #8 on: January 15, 2012, 05:14:41 PM »
Greetings!
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #9 on: January 16, 2012, 02:00:13 AM »
Selam bytania  ;D  welcome dear!
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #10 on: January 16, 2012, 10:48:38 AM »
greetings Nicolas
Selam Hiwot! Thanks to both of you for welcoming me
Hiwot, I have seen some of the translations you did and I must say, I was impressed!! Those of us who speak Amharic know how difficult it is to do that. Yet, you have done such an amazing job and makes it look so easy. God bless you Sis!
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #11 on: January 17, 2012, 03:11:05 AM »
Thank you Bytania my sis, for the kind words,  :)  please keep me in your prayers.
To God be the Glory in all things! Amen!

Only pray for me, that God would give me both inward and outward strength, that I may not only speak, but truly will; and that I may not merely be called a Christian, but really be found to be one. St.Ignatius of Antioch.Epistle to the Romans.

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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #12 on: January 18, 2012, 08:55:35 AM »
A belated welcome to the forum, bytania! And my apologies for not seeing this earlier.
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Re: Greetings from new member
« Reply #13 on: January 18, 2012, 08:19:49 PM »
A belated welcome to the forum, bytania! And my apologies for not seeing this earlier.

No apologies necessary. Thank you for welcoming me! :) You all do such an amazing job at sharing ideas and resources. I am grateful to have found this forum  ;D
Do not want things to turn out as they seem best to you, but as God pleases. Then you will be free from confusion, and thankful in prayer.
~The Desert Fathers