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Offline Porter ODoran

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Eclipse
« on: August 21, 2017, 01:08:54 PM »
Christ be glorified in his icon of the sun.

We're nearing total eclipse here in central Oregon.
"Love ... is an abyss of illumination, a mountain of fire ... . It is the condition of angels, the progress of eternity" (Climacus).

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #1 on: August 21, 2017, 01:12:52 PM »
Has the parousia occurred yet?
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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #2 on: August 21, 2017, 01:22:01 PM »
Has the parousia occurred yet?

If the Rapture, it's not like you or I would know.
"Love ... is an abyss of illumination, a mountain of fire ... . It is the condition of angels, the progress of eternity" (Climacus).

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #3 on: August 21, 2017, 01:24:54 PM »
Can't see it here, thus far. Cloudy.
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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #4 on: August 21, 2017, 01:28:39 PM »
Not visible here in the southern hemisphere.

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2017, 01:47:44 PM »
Not visible here in the southern hemisphere.

"outer darkness"?

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2017, 02:24:33 PM »


This concludes my Pennsylvania eclipse coverage for the day decade.

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #7 on: August 21, 2017, 02:28:44 PM »
Bummer!
"Love ... is an abyss of illumination, a mountain of fire ... . It is the condition of angels, the progress of eternity" (Climacus).

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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #8 on: August 21, 2017, 03:15:48 PM »
I used/am using the shade to mow.   8)
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Re: Eclipse
« Reply #9 on: August 21, 2017, 05:17:22 PM »
"Love ... is an abyss of illumination, a mountain of fire ... . It is the condition of angels, the progress of eternity" (Climacus).

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Yes we who are far from sainthood we can recognize a living saint and I'm talking from personal experience.Yes they are gentle soo gentle it can not be described it is like gentleness and humility in one and also they have this light this energy it's beyond words...and when you are near them you feel ecstatic and very happy