Back in 1995 our little Orthodox Mission was expecting our first hierarchical visit from His Grace, Bishop BASIL.
Our community was only a couple years old and we were, at the time, meeting in a store front.
That’s when I discovered I was expecting.
It happened in the middle of the night — suddenly — a terrible pain in the lower right corner of my back.
At first I thought it was something else (and, no, I am not here speaking of PALE GAS – just the plain kind) … yet, this [too] never passed.
The pain was beyond uncomfortable – which was evidenced by my actually calling the doctor, emergency line, in the wee hours.
In the end, having heard all of my symptoms, he made the diagnosis over the telephone: Basically, I was expecting.
Now I know there are many out there thinking: Wha-?
But for those of us, particularly men, who have, uh, delivered …
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