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« Reply #90 on: May 05, 2013, 01:29:22 PM »

Glory to our resurrected God for this great thing which He gave you. Thank you for the great picture dear brother.
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« Reply #91 on: May 05, 2013, 03:17:03 PM »

Christ is Risen!

Many years!!   Smiley
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« Reply #92 on: May 05, 2013, 03:59:36 PM »

yay!!!
1,000 congratulations!
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« Reply #93 on: May 12, 2013, 03:18:22 PM »

What a wonderful thread, story and truth from God to read now in 20-30 mintues. What a journey you have gone through lovesupreme. I didn´t first notice the date so I constantly wondered about commenting some of the posts that i went through. When i came to the end and saw the picture of your baptism, i only had this relective thought in mind.

Miracles might seem so distant and mystical for us in many ways. They have to be short and instant, to blow our minds away in praised to God. But reading your story, and reflecting over my own, I´ve realized how much God is working miracles through our lives. Maybe not in 2-3 seconds, but over a few months God gave you a real and truthful answer to all doubting, questioning and skepticism you went with on your back. Reading your story I think you´ve experienced the same feeling as I did in my baptism 1 year ago:

All the work, hesitating suffering and the blockades towards reaching God was worth every single second as God answered back:

After all this, you´ve found the true source of life, what can you now turn back to?

You inspire me to praise our Creator in every second dear brother, I pray that one day we might meet and exchange some further beautiful stories with each other. May the living and loving God richly bless you, and remind you that only in his name we can look forward towards him. What do we now as believers yearn back to in the past that we lost by becoming christians? There´s absolutely nothing, as we only gained everything in God Cheesy
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« Reply #94 on: May 18, 2013, 06:39:06 PM »

What a wonderful thread, story and truth from God to read now in 20-30 mintues. What a journey you have gone through lovesupreme. I didn´t first notice the date so I constantly wondered about commenting some of the posts that i went through. When i came to the end and saw the picture of your baptism, i only had this relective thought in mind.

Miracles might seem so distant and mystical for us in many ways. They have to be short and instant, to blow our minds away in praised to God. But reading your story, and reflecting over my own, I´ve realized how much God is working miracles through our lives. Maybe not in 2-3 seconds, but over a few months God gave you a real and truthful answer to all doubting, questioning and skepticism you went with on your back. Reading your story I think you´ve experienced the same feeling as I did in my baptism 1 year ago:

All the work, hesitating suffering and the blockades towards reaching God was worth every single second as God answered back:

After all this, you´ve found the true source of life, what can you now turn back to?

You inspire me to praise our Creator in every second dear brother, I pray that one day we might meet and exchange some further beautiful stories with each other. May the living and loving God richly bless you, and remind you that only in his name we can look forward towards him. What do we now as believers yearn back to in the past that we lost by becoming christians? There´s absolutely nothing, as we only gained everything in God Cheesy

I am honored to be a vessel of inspiration. Please continue to keep me in my prayers!

Here are some higher quality photos of the baptism, and my reaction to it all...



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« Reply #95 on: May 18, 2013, 07:16:47 PM »

I love these photos!
May God grant you many many many years!

Welcome....Home!
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« Reply #96 on: May 19, 2013, 11:26:44 AM »

Many years!
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« Reply #97 on: May 19, 2013, 01:42:53 PM »

Welcome home from you long journey. May God grant you many years!
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« Reply #98 on: May 19, 2013, 01:48:32 PM »

Welcome home!
May The Lord grant you many years. Smiley
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« Reply #99 on: May 30, 2013, 07:16:48 PM »

What happened?
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« Reply #100 on: May 30, 2013, 07:17:53 PM »

What happened?

Just a little tongue-and-cheek humor. Tongue I'm still a practicing Orthodox, at least if people on these forums still consider someone who doesn't cross the street when a Catholic passes him by to be Orthodox.
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« Reply #101 on: May 14, 2014, 02:46:30 AM »

Just wanted to give you guys an annual update: I'm still Orthodox (two Paschas under my belt!) and meeting every two weeks with my priest to discuss issues that crop up. I acknowledge that my faith is still very immature and that I require constant guidance, but all that said, I feel like I'm in a good place and have managed to, with God's grace, deal with a lot of the issues I had reentering the "religious" life. Thank you all for your prayers and support.
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« Reply #102 on: May 14, 2014, 08:58:08 AM »

Just wanted to give you guys an annual update: I'm still Orthodox (two Paschas under my belt!) and meeting every two weeks with my priest to discuss issues that crop up. I acknowledge that my faith is still very immature and that I require constant guidance, but all that said, I feel like I'm in a good place and have managed to, with God's grace, deal with a lot of the issues I had reentering the "religious" life. Thank you all for your prayers and support.
That is wonderful news!  Many years!
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« Reply #103 on: May 14, 2014, 11:53:52 AM »

You sir are a scholar and a gentleman  Smiley
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« Reply #104 on: May 14, 2014, 12:09:49 PM »

What a good thread.  Many more years to you, lovesupreme.
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« Reply #105 on: May 14, 2014, 02:29:12 PM »

Many years to lovesupreme....
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