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Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« on: August 15, 2017, 02:10:50 PM »
In your charity, please pray for the success of an undertaking of my weakness, which will take place the day after tomorrow.  Thank you.
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The erection of one’s rod counts as a form of glory (Theophylaktos of Ohrid, A Defense of Eunuchs, p. 329).

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #1 on: August 15, 2017, 03:00:10 PM »
Lord, have mercy on your servant and bless him.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #2 on: August 15, 2017, 03:01:35 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

Pray for me also. I have an undertaking this afternoon that a lot is riding on.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #3 on: August 15, 2017, 03:03:24 PM »
Lord, have mercy! I hope you're okay.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #4 on: August 15, 2017, 03:42:49 PM »
May the Lord bless Mor, and bless all his endeavors and actions.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2017, 03:44:17 PM »
May God smash the teeth of Mor's enemies and put them under his feet.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #6 on: August 15, 2017, 03:56:23 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #7 on: August 15, 2017, 04:02:42 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #8 on: August 15, 2017, 04:05:04 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #9 on: August 15, 2017, 04:06:20 PM »
Lord have mercy!
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #10 on: August 15, 2017, 04:40:12 PM »
Lord, have mercy!

Pray for me also. I have an undertaking this afternoon that a lot is riding on.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #11 on: August 15, 2017, 04:40:58 PM »
May God smash the teeth of Mor's enemies and put them under his feet.

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The erection of one’s rod counts as a form of glory (Theophylaktos of Ohrid, A Defense of Eunuchs, p. 329).

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #12 on: August 15, 2017, 08:00:19 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #13 on: August 18, 2017, 09:30:22 PM »
Thank you all.  If everything goes well, I'll blame you.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #14 on: August 18, 2017, 09:38:42 PM »
Lord have Morcy! 8)

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #15 on: August 18, 2017, 10:03:30 PM »
Kyrie eleison
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #16 on: August 19, 2017, 01:35:10 AM »
Lord, have mercy!
"Mouth make trouble, mouth make no trouble." - Sun Tzu

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #17 on: August 23, 2017, 03:37:29 PM »

How did it go?
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #18 on: August 23, 2017, 03:56:38 PM »

How did it go?

She signed the photo he brought. Glory to God!
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #19 on: August 23, 2017, 05:27:16 PM »

How did it go?

It's up in the air, but I expect it's not going to pan out.  May God's will be done.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #20 on: August 23, 2017, 05:27:31 PM »
Please don't project meta-debates onto me.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #21 on: August 27, 2017, 01:47:55 PM »
Lord, have mercy.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #22 on: November 15, 2017, 05:16:49 PM »
In your charity, please pray for the success of an undertaking of my weakness, which will take place the day after tomorrow.  Thank you.

In your charity, please pray for the success of another, similar undertaking of my weakness, which is now out of my hands.  Thank you again.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #23 on: November 15, 2017, 05:24:30 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #24 on: November 16, 2017, 12:48:19 AM »
Let the Spirit of the Lord rest upon him!

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #25 on: November 16, 2017, 01:45:34 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #26 on: November 16, 2017, 03:26:00 PM »

May the Lord quickly grant that which is best for Mor!
Lord, have mercy!
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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #27 on: November 16, 2017, 05:20:09 PM »
Kyrie eleison
"It is logical that the actions of the human race over time will lead to its destruction.  I, Alpha 60, am merely the agent of this destruction."

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #28 on: November 16, 2017, 06:33:01 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
I'm with the camp of 13 million Americans that believe politicians are, or are controlled by, Reptilians. I think only monks can solve this problem. It doesn't seem right that they prefer to ignore it.

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #29 on: November 17, 2017, 08:10:38 PM »
What Antonious Nikolas said.
"Mouth make trouble, mouth make no trouble." - Sun Tzu

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Re: Pray for Mor Ephrem in this thread
« Reply #30 on: November 17, 2017, 08:27:59 PM »
Lord, have mercy!
I don't typically presume to speak for Mor
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