Monthly Archives: November 2009

EAST AND WEST, A PARADIGM SHIFT


I had been thinking about a post describing the difference between Eastern and Western thinking.  So far, I’ve only managed to touch on it in earlier posts.  Today, after arriving back home I discovered the following post by Fr. Ernesto. … Continue reading

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Hors de combat


Just a note to explain my absence for the past days.  On Tuesday just before noon I suffered a heart attack and just today was released from the hospital.  I am really glad to be home and on the mend. … Continue reading

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ORTHODOXY IN COLONIAL VIRGINIA


Some fascinating early history of a Russian Orthodox presence in North America which greatly predates the well known Alaskan mission work. For any who think Orthodoxy is a late comer and minor church note in American history, Matthew Namee introduces … Continue reading

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SOME GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES


This cartoon identifies several major generational differences present in our society today.  At the same time it captures the essence of a major component of our war effort in WWII and to this day.  Fr. Ernesto’s post on OrthoCuban includes … Continue reading

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Living Water From an Ancient Well: Celtic Advent Liturgy


Living Water From an Ancient Well This Celtic Advent liturgy is an opportunity which can be adopted by others in this Advent season.  Brad Culver’s blog Living Water from an Ancient Well are well worth visiting. Can be done on … Continue reading

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THE DEMON OF DESPAIR


Despair is becoming much more wide spread here in the north.  In St. Clair county, Michigan (population 164,000) last week, we had two incidents of murder-suicide by out of work fathers shooting their families.  In one case it included two … Continue reading

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THEODICY


Fr. Orthoduck has been running a series which featured Bill Watterson’s cartoons of Calvin and Hobbes  The insights in the cartoons can be quite penetrating.  Here is an analysis of one of them. Did you think of theodicy when you … Continue reading

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