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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ITS A PERSONAL CHOICE, RIGHT?


On a lighter note, this is for the artistic types among us.  I can only offer these up for your evaluation which may differ from his. Some of the YouTube offerings are setups. Most of the vestment pictures seem to … Continue reading

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A HANDY SCORECARD I. D.


November 13, 2009 It is helpful to have a score card in front of you when one is trying to identify the various kinds of Anglicans.  There is general agreement among Anglicans, although each group described below will be described … Continue reading

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A CATHOLIC LOOKS AT ANGLICANS


It’s always good to understand how others see you.  This can not control your actions, of course.  It does refine your future choices, however.  We are often isolated and unclear about the wider culture about us. In other words, we … Continue reading

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