Monthly Archives: August 2008

The Xenia, Galina, Coinkydink

Years ago, on a Sunday evening, I received a phone all from a man we’ll call “Tim.” At the time, there was a parishioner in our little Mission – we’ll call her “Sherry.” The caller said, “Pastor Huneycutt? This is … Continue reading

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PRAYERS: Hurricane

O Lord Jesus Christ As you saved your apostles from perishing in a storm by calming wind and waves on you command, so now keep us safe and sound in this hurricane season. Grant us favorable and benign weather. Protect … Continue reading

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When Black Becomes … White

Over the years I’ve found that listening to Classical Music in my car is the best way to not only control road rage, but to actually enjoy driving. Therefore, I listen to NPR stations a lot. If you’re accustomed to … Continue reading

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Beauty Pageant for Nuns

An Italian priest says he is organising the world’s first beauty pageant for nuns to erase a stereotype of them as being old and dour. “Nuns are – above all – women, and beauty is a gift from God,” he … Continue reading

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St Philip’s Prayer Discipline

Finally, after months of thinking and tinkering, the ministry commonly known as The Prayer Discipline has a presence on the World Wide Web. Many thanks to the volunteer labours of Nicholas Finzer who has tolerated a host of emails from … Continue reading

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Who’s in Your Icon Corner?

To the tune of the Flobots’ “Handlebars” —I can say my prayers with my icons nowmy icons nowmy icons now I can say my prayers with more icons nowmore icons nowmore icons now * * * Actually, though tempted, I … Continue reading

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Prayer for Peace in the Caucasus

O Master Who lovest mankind, King of the ages and Bestower of good things, Who hast destroyed enmity and givest peace to the human race: Grant peace even now unto all Thy servants who dwell in the lands of the … Continue reading

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