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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #90 on: November 18, 2014, 09:02:13 PM »
She did throw a shoe at me once.  Is that perhaps the first step on the long spiral to non-submissiveness and ultimately my demise?


Why must you dreg up such painful memories? Now I will be sitting around tonight wondering if the other shoe will be flung.  >:(


That would be your fault for letting her continue to wear, and to have access to shoes after the first incident. 
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #91 on: November 18, 2014, 09:03:16 PM »
In answer to the OP, prayers. Lots.
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #92 on: November 18, 2014, 09:05:20 PM »
She did throw a shoe at me once.  Is that perhaps the first step on the long spiral to non-submissiveness and ultimately my demise?


Why must you dreg up such painful memories? Now I will be sitting around tonight wondering if the other shoe will be flung.  >:(


That would be your fault for letting her continue to wear, and to have access to shoes after the first incident. 
I probably have been too easy on her. I should have made her stay barefoot, pregnant and in the kitchen since the day we were married. You can't throw shoes very easily when you don't own any and you have a big round belly getting in the way.
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #93 on: November 19, 2014, 01:18:42 PM »
maybe she read your entries on this website.

if all she has thrown is a shoe, you should count yourself lucky!
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #94 on: November 19, 2014, 01:20:17 PM »
I thank God for allowing me to be married to an Orthodox wife for seventeen years before converting; now with my convert zeal I've been driving her mad with theological questions, and she said I should go the the local monastery for three days or so. ::)

your wife waited 17 years???
 ???
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she is even more of a saint than theTrisagion's wife!

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #95 on: November 19, 2014, 01:23:38 PM »
maybe she read your entries on this website.

if all she has thrown is a shoe, you should count yourself lucky!
 :P
LOL!!! My wife is a truly wonderful woman and does not deserve all the harassing I give her. We have a pretty fun relationship where we tease each other a good bit and fortunately, she doesn't get her feelings hurt over it. There are not many women that I have encountered that have as thick of a skin as she does.  :P
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #96 on: November 19, 2014, 01:41:57 PM »
ok, just worried on your behalf she will read your posts.
 :)

(i pass everything i post through my special 'spousal censor' where i imagine i am in my husband's brain,
and decide what punishment he will implement on seeing what i have written about him!)
i have to pass up a lot of funny stories!
i'll post them when (oops, i mean if!) he becomes orthodox...

maybe in 17 years...
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #97 on: November 19, 2014, 02:11:10 PM »
ok, just worried on your behalf she will read your posts.
 :)

(i pass everything i post through my special 'spousal censor' where i imagine i am in my husband's brain,
and decide what punishment he will implement on seeing what i have written about him!)
i have to pass up a lot of funny stories!
i'll post them when (oops, i mean if!) he becomes orthodox...

maybe in 17 years...
 ;)
I would not be concerned at all if she read my posts. I don't think I have said anything here that I haven't said to her or in front of her to friends. She writes the same kind of stuff about me on the forums she frequents.  She reads to me some of the stuff she posts about me. It's pretty funny, actually.  :P
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #98 on: November 20, 2014, 01:28:32 AM »
What is a woman supposed to do if her headship tries to lead her out of the Church?

Ephesians 5:24
https://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Ephesians+5%3A24&version=KJV



Okey doke.

I know it sounds strange, but by this, the wife is actually following the scriptures.  This is a super tragic thing you described.... it does happen though.  

I will not apostasize for the sake of my 'headship'

And you shouldn't. 1 Corinthians 7:12-16
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But to the rest speak I, not the Lord: If any brother hath a wife that believeth not, and she be pleased to dwell with him, let him not put her away. And the woman which hath an husband that believeth not, and if he be pleased to dwell with her, let her not leave him. For the unbelieving husband is sanctified by the wife, and the unbelieving wife is sanctified by the husband: else were your children unclean; but now are they holy. But if the unbelieving depart, let him depart. A brother or a sister is not under bondage in such cases: but God hath called us to peace.  For what knowest thou, O wife, whether thou shalt save thy husband? or how knowest thou, O man, whether thou shalt save thy wife?

Yim, you pulled a single verse without any context.  The whole of that chapter should be read to understand that verse better.  Paul is talking to Christians within the Church.

Read it again.  It's talking about belief.   Belief is not church.  Kelly asked about church.

Why don't you explain what you think it means?  Let's take it from there...
Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #99 on: November 20, 2014, 02:50:15 AM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???


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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #100 on: November 20, 2014, 05:17:41 AM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???

I answer for TheTrisagion, but I'm a bit tired right now, so he'll I'll have to get back to you a bit later this morning on this.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #101 on: November 20, 2014, 10:05:36 AM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???


Say what? Where did I answer for yesh?  ??? I don't agree with a single thing he says ever! I don't even see where you have ever posted in this thread.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2014, 10:07:33 AM by TheTrisagion »
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #102 on: November 20, 2014, 10:49:11 AM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

...if you feel Mor really is in spiritual danger, pray the Jesus prayer for him.   :police:

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #103 on: November 20, 2014, 10:51:31 AM »
Thread needs kitty cat.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #104 on: November 20, 2014, 10:54:31 AM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.
« Last Edit: November 20, 2014, 10:54:43 AM by TheTrisagion »
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #105 on: November 20, 2014, 10:56:04 AM »
Thread needs Rachel Weisz

Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

...if you feel Mor really is in spiritual danger, pray the Jesus prayer for him.   :police:

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #106 on: November 20, 2014, 10:56:50 AM »
She's not lukewarm!
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #107 on: November 20, 2014, 10:59:00 AM »
She's not lukewarm!

Morwarm would be ideal.
Mor Ephrem is a nice guy.  Just say sorry and it will all be ok. Say I had things that were inside troubling me but I didn't know how to express appropriately. I will not behave that way again but I am seeking help.

...if you feel Mor really is in spiritual danger, pray the Jesus prayer for him.   :police:

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #108 on: November 20, 2014, 06:53:15 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.

Did you just contradict yourself in Reply #101?   ???  :o  ???

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #109 on: November 20, 2014, 06:54:20 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???

I answer for TheTrisagion, but I'm a bit tired right now, so he'll I'll have to get back to you a bit later this morning on this.

That was very helpful.   :)

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #110 on: November 20, 2014, 07:04:27 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.

His PR staff decides what questions to answer and when.  I believe they represent YiM.  They are a Pittsburgh, PA based PR firm.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #111 on: November 20, 2014, 07:08:15 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.

Did you just contradict yourself in Reply #101?   ???  :o  ???
Think back, has there ever really been a time when I made coherent sense for any longer than about three sentences?  :P

Although, really don't have a clue what you are actually referencing, but that's ok.  8)
« Last Edit: November 20, 2014, 07:09:05 PM by TheTrisagion »
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #112 on: November 20, 2014, 07:11:29 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.

Did you just contradict yourself in Reply #101?   ???  :o  ???
Think back, has there ever really been a time when I made coherent sense for any longer than about three sentences?  :P

Although, really don't have a clue what you are actually referencing, but that's ok.  8)

I asked YiM a question about biblical courtship in another thread and you answered for him.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #113 on: November 20, 2014, 07:12:00 PM »
This thread is getting more helpful with every post.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #114 on: November 20, 2014, 07:13:53 PM »
I, for one, still really want to know how he defines "biblical courtship" - I've heard enough about St. Constantine to last me a lifetime, I'd rather hear about this.
It's common knowledge that you secretly want to be born in early 17th century Russia.  As a serf or a royal, I know not.  Chances are serf.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #115 on: November 20, 2014, 07:26:56 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.

Did you just contradict yourself in Reply #101?   ???  :o  ???
Think back, has there ever really been a time when I made coherent sense for any longer than about three sentences?  :P

Although, really don't have a clue what you are actually referencing, but that's ok.  8)

I asked YiM a question about biblical courtship in another thread and you answered for him.
Oh. ok.
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #116 on: November 20, 2014, 07:37:41 PM »
Is it me or is TheTrisagion a spokesperson for yeshuaisiam?

Mor Ephrem can ask yeshuaisiam questions and yesh answers them; however, when I ask yeshuaisiam a question, TheTrisagion answers for yesh.

I don't understand....   ??? ??? ???



Clearly...for starters, YiM doesn't always answer my questions.
That is why I have to answer. Consider me the icon of YiM. The answer from the icon flows from the prototype.

Did you just contradict yourself in Reply #101?   ???  :o  ???
Think back, has there ever really been a time when I made coherent sense for any longer than about three sentences?  :P

Although, really don't have a clue what you are actually referencing, but that's ok.  8)

I asked YiM a question about biblical courtship in another thread and you answered for him.
Oh. ok.

Since YiM didn't answer for himself, I don't know if his view on biblical courtship agrees with your view, or if you and YiM agree with Justin or if the 3 of you agree... - see how convoluted things get?

I don't see any of you stepping up for YiM when Mor asks questions; hence, the reference to the PR firm working for YiM.

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #117 on: November 20, 2014, 07:41:40 PM »
I don't really pay attention to who is posting what. If I see something I am inclined to respond to, I do. If I don't respond to Mor, it is probably because whatever he said was boring to me.  :P
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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
« Reply #118 on: November 21, 2014, 08:16:49 AM »
Think back, has there ever really been a time when I made coherent sense for any longer than about three sentences?  :P

Like Holy God, Holy Mighty, Holy Immortal, have mercy on us? :P :P :P

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Re: When your spouse has lukewarm faith
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