Monthly Archives: November 2009

Guadalupe River 2009

Four years ago, the Huneycutts — freshly situated in the Republic of Texas — ventured to Guadalupe River State Park for our first, post North Carolina, camping trip. Last week, November 25-28, 2009 we were back in the same park … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING: The 8th Ecumenical Campfire (Pt 2)

In our last episode: a Roman Catholic Priest, two Orthodox clergymen, a Baptist boy and an Episcopalian gal, along with a Greek layman — unexpectedly — share a Thanksgiving campfire. In the end, I asked: “What do you think happens?” … Continue reading

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Manhattan Declaration & Ecumenical Campfire

Four things … 1) Read the Manhattan Declaration – HERE. 2) If so inclined, you may add your signature – HERE. 3) I have received some worthy script entries toward the second part of the Orthodixie Podcast “THANKSGIVING – The … Continue reading

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AA: Sinner? Yes. Heretic? No.

It was said concerning Abba Agathon that some monks came to find him having heard tell of his great discernment. Wanting to see if he would lose his temper they said to him, “Aren’t you that Agathon who is said … Continue reading

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THANKSGIVING: The 8th Ecumenical Campfire

Most stories about the history of Thanksgiving concern the harvest celebration of the pilgrims and the Indians that took place way back in the autumn of 1621. The one I’m about to relate is being told for the first time … Continue reading

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On Fasting by Archimandrite Damian (Hart)

As many Orthodox Christians begin the Nativity Fast, these words from Archimandrite Damian (of Blessed Memory): Orthodox Christians spend a large portion of the year fasting. If all of the fasting days and periods are observed and kept, we fast … Continue reading

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I Went to High School with You

“The source of the word ‘humorist’ is one who regards human beings in terms of their humors — you know, whether they’re sanguine or full of yellow bile, or whatever the four classical humors are. You stand back from people … Continue reading

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