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Offline RichC

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Going to have to postpone for now
« on: May 30, 2014, 04:47:41 PM »
I was working on converting to orthodoxy (or at least exploring it).  However life is not cooperating and I have to postpone this effort.  My work schedule still blows.  I have several irons in the fire, one a job I applied for and two are businesses that have to be developed. I am pressing to get this done mostly because I am sick of living life on the financial edge. I am living in a rooming house at the moment.  No more whining. I have an attraction to orthodoxy (wonderful liturgy, prayers that really hit home, and a church that stands for something).  I also am affiliated with a Episcopal Benedictine monastery. I still do morning and evening prayer and, for a twist, love the Coptic Book of Hours.  Also going to get the Jordanville Prayer book. For right now I am in a holding pattern.

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Re: Going to have to postpone for now
« Reply #1 on: May 30, 2014, 05:07:50 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
Please correct me if I'm wrong - I'm still learning as I go along.

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Re: Going to have to postpone for now
« Reply #2 on: May 30, 2014, 05:26:02 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
One hides amid pornography, angry music, television that shows the worst of mankind, misanthropic politics, an internet populace led by all the passions: and then one asks, "Where is God?"

I wonder why it is called

"The Lord rebukes thee, O devil: He that came into the world and made His dwelling among men, that He might cast down your tyranny, and deliver men."

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Re: Going to have to postpone for now
« Reply #3 on: May 30, 2014, 05:32:56 PM »

Doesn't sound like you are postponing it, at all....just slowing down the pace.

Remember, that while all earthly things are important, the eternal things are way more important....don't stop searching for eternal salvation.  It is the priority. 

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Re: Going to have to postpone for now
« Reply #4 on: May 30, 2014, 07:22:46 PM »
I did want to start the process but it is what it is  I will continue in prayer and reflection. Especially working on patience.