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No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« on: October 17, 2013, 11:24:53 AM »
Perhaps this image will calm the hearts and souls of some of us, myself included, who have been engaged in a lot of silly back and forth lately.
(Thanks to Slavipodvizhnik who posted this on another eastern Christian board.)

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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #1 on: October 17, 2013, 11:41:07 AM »
So. Incredibly. Cute. <3
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #2 on: October 17, 2013, 01:06:59 PM »
Very sweet!
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #3 on: October 17, 2013, 01:57:16 PM »
I'm saving that, ready to reblog on a suitable Wordless Wednesday. ;)
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #4 on: October 17, 2013, 02:08:27 PM »
Perhaps this image will calm the hearts and souls of some of us, myself included, who have been engaged in a lot of silly back and forth lately.

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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #5 on: October 17, 2013, 02:31:07 PM »
Awesome moment!
The memory of God should be treasured in our hearts like the precious pearl mentioned in the Holy Gospel. Our life's goal should be to nurture and contemplate God always within, and never let it depart, for this steadfastness will drive demons away from us. - Paraphrased from St. Philotheus of Sinai
Writings from the Philokalia: On Prayer of the Heart,
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #6 on: October 17, 2013, 02:31:40 PM »
Perhaps this image will calm the hearts and souls of some of us, myself included, who have been engaged in a lot of silly back and forth lately.

Are you asking for invective?

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No, but you in your 'wisdom' didn't have to add your cents.

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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #7 on: October 17, 2013, 02:41:52 PM »
Magnificent!  Thank you for that!!
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #8 on: October 17, 2013, 02:46:07 PM »
only a kitten could have been cuter.
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #9 on: October 17, 2013, 02:53:09 PM »
Perhaps this image will calm the hearts and souls of some of us, myself included, who have been engaged in a lot of silly back and forth lately.

Are you asking for invective?

This is some high level internetz. Proud of you.

No, but you in your 'wisdom' didn't have to add your cents.
Neither did you. ;)
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #10 on: October 17, 2013, 03:27:49 PM »
I've seen that pic before and I love it.  :)
The term planet earth is an innovation which has arisen in recent centuries with the error of heliocentrism.

If one wants to confess a pure doctrine of Orthodoxy, they should be careful not to refer to the earth as a planet, unlike the current Pope as well as Patriarch Kirill and Patriarch Bartholomew, who regularly speak in error when they refer to our planet earth.

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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #11 on: October 17, 2013, 06:13:29 PM »
Perhaps this image will calm the hearts and souls of some of us, myself included, who have been engaged in a lot of silly back and forth lately.
(Thanks to Slavipodvizhnik who posted this on another eastern Christian board.)

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Thank you so much for this, my dear podkarpatska. It got this grumpy old so-and-so all misty-eyed.  :-*
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Re: No schlock, just a touching picture with an Icon.
« Reply #12 on: October 17, 2013, 06:24:57 PM »
Am I posting? Or is it Schroedinger's Cat?