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« on: March 11, 2013, 05:22:20 PM »

The honour of keeping the title of last month's Post of the Month author comes to LizaSymonenko whose message, after the voting when several messages looked like they have equal chance to win, was picked up best. I can remind, it's the 4th time LizaSymonenko is awarded that title and she's just taken 2nd place on the POM podium in terms of the amount of winnings.

Wow.  Really?  We are arguing about head-coverings?  Must be a slow day....

I see it this way....

As Christians we are to be humble and submissive to our "elders"....

So, if I go to a monastery and they "expect" women to cover their heads....then by all means, I will cover my head.   After all, I CHOSE to go there, they didn't kidnap me.  

If my bishop or pastor instructed me to cover my head, or say my prayers a hundred times, or fast for three days, or not do this or that, or do this or that....or whatever it was.....(as long as it met with Church rules)....I would be obligated to do so.

It's not MY choice.  As a Christian, I humbly should do what I am told to do.  Orthodoxy does not support egotism, or my way or the highway thinking.  It's not about "me".  I have to give up my pride, my ego, my thinking that I am always right, that things must be done the way I want them, etc.....or truly, I am a Christian in name only.

If you cannot succumb to Church authority....then it's useless.  It's pride.....and pride even brought down God's most favored angel of light.  

What we are talking about here, is NOT HEADCOVERINGS....but, PRIDE.

It's not "our" will that is important here....we need to realize that.

Covering our heads is not that big a deal.  If I were told to do so, I would.

At my parish, some do, some don't.....the pastor states it's not that important and our salvation doesn't hinge on it....however, if my bishop or pastor stated Sunday morning that we are to cover....fine.  I would cover.  

I don't come to church to express my individuality.

I come to church to worship my Creator, along with my fellow Christians.  It's not about me.

WORTHY! WORTHY! WORTHY!
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2013, 05:51:03 PM »

Worthy!
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2013, 06:11:47 PM »

Axios!
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2013, 06:13:11 PM »

Axios!

You mean "axia", don't you?
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2013, 06:37:08 PM »

Axios!

You mean "axia", don't you?

Why does one have to be so politically correct?

People do use the term "actor" for a female. Rarely does one hear actress.

Lisa is a marvelous writer or should I say "writess"?
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2013, 06:44:21 PM »

It are grammar, not political correctness.
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2013, 06:54:28 PM »

It are grammar, not political correctness.

New rule, proper {English, Greek, Slavic} grammar must be used in all forum postings.
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« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2013, 06:59:52 PM »

It are grammar, not political correctness.

New rule, proper {English, Greek, Slavic} grammar must be used in all forum postings.

Grammar Nazi rule or Prescriptive Grammarian.
Certainly not a linguistic rule.

Why must people become so pedantic? Must be a symptom of OCD.

Anyway, Liza surpasses everyone.
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2013, 07:03:55 PM »

It are grammar, not political correctness.

New rule, proper {English, Greek, Slavic} grammar must be used in all forum postings.

Grammar Nazi rule or Prescriptive Grammarian.
Certainly not a linguistic rule.

Do you speak any language with grammatical gender?

Why must people become so pedantic? Must be a symptom of OCD.

Why must people post in a language they do not speak? Must be LARP-ing.
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