Monthly Archives: November 2011

Fasting in Fact …

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One Man, Forty Women – Shelby County

Usually my speaking invites come from Yankee enclaves: Chicago New York Canada Pennsylvania Dallas 🙂 Recently, however, I spoke at a women’s retreat in a venerable Southern town. You may be able to identify the location from the photo alone, … Continue reading

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Pyramids, Pirates, Packers & Sand

The family normally goes camping over Thanksgiving break. But this year’s statewide burn ban dampened that prospect. Where in the world … ? See that? The right shoulder and most of the right lane: covered! Pics do no justice to … Continue reading

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Annual Ecumenical Campfire & Contest

It’s become a “tradition” — running a contest in conjunction with the special Thanksgiving episode of the Orthodixie Podcast: The Eighth Ecumenical Campfire. As always, I need to thank Subdeacon Jason Gilbert for his help with the original episode’s conclusion. … Continue reading

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Confederation of Church and State?

Today’s edition of The Writer’s Almanac, in honor of the 211th anniversary of Congress meeting in the Capitol building, notes: In its early days, the Capitol moonlighted as a church on the weekends; beginning with the Jefferson administration in 1801, … Continue reading

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You Got My Get Go?

Where did my get go? It was there just moments ago. Not yesterday Nor the day before But it once was, I declare. I even had get to go, get to share. Can you Could you Have you, dear friend … Continue reading

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Gaze of Pantocrator, Dance of Dragonfly

Recently, St Joseph Church underwent a church make-over. Icons were installed in the “silo style” dome: 16 prophets, 12 apostles, 4 evangelists, 4 angels, 2 archangels, the Image Not Made with Hands, the Protection of the Theotokos … and a … Continue reading

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