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Praying Psalm 41/42

This morning my wife and I prayed Psalm 41/42 as part of our morning office. We use A Psalter for Prayer, which I’m told is based on the old Coverdale translation, though tweaked in light of the Septuagint. After morning prayer … Continue reading

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Memories of a Page

I was appointed a page for the U.S. House of Representatives by Congressman Jamie Whitten, whose head secretary, Ann Watson, lived a few doors down from us in Arlington and was one of my mother’s best friends. I drove to … Continue reading

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The Risen Christ and the Language of God

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
“Jesus answered and said to them, ‘Destroy this temple, and in three days I will raise it up.’ The Jews therefore said, ‘It took forty-six years to build this temple, and will you raise it…

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Photobucket changes policy

I have been hosting my blog images on Photobucket since I first started blogging 13 or 14 years ago. It has always allowed, without charge, what is called “third-party hosted images.” But they have now changed their policy. They have … Continue reading

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A Dream of the Great Assize

For fifteen years Kayla was an important part of the life of our family. She was a Husky/German Shepherd mix, had a sweet disposition, loved and protected the kids, and adored my wife and me. She also had a wonderful, … Continue reading

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Orthodox Beasts and Where to Find them

by Archimandrite John Panteleimon Manoussakis

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Conversations with Poppi: Baptism and the Spirit

Originally posted on Eclectic Orthodoxy:
Solveig: Bring up something. Poppi: Let’s talk about communion some more. S: Okay. But why don’t we talk about baptism? That’s a lot more interesting as a conversation. P: You think so? Why? S: Well, communion to me…

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