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Plutarch on busybodies

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014

Just as cooks pray for a good crop of young animals and fishermen for a good haul of fish...

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Cebuano Deictics

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014

AHA!! Thirty years ago, I couldn't figure out all the different Cebuano words for here/there and this/that. Now I know the secret!

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Met. Kallistos on ROCOR tradition and on baptizing converts

Posted by on Mar 30, 2014

This week the ROCOR Studies website posted an interview with Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware), in which he discusses, among other things, his 1964 book Eustratios Argenti: A Study of...

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My near-future goals

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014

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Plutarch on busybodies

Plutarch on busybodies

Apr 13, 2014

Just as cooks pray for a good crop of young animals and fishermen for a good haul of fish...

My near-future goals

My near-future goals

Apr 13, 2014

via Poorly Drawn...

Cebuano Deictics

Cebuano Deictics

Apr 13, 2014

AHA!! Thirty years ago, I couldn't figure out all the different Cebuano words for here/there and this/that. Now I know the secret!

I need this because of reasons.

I need this because of reasons.

Apr 4, 2014

Met. Kallistos on ROCOR tradition and on baptizing converts

Met. Kallistos on ROCOR tradition and on baptizing converts

Mar 30, 2014

This week the ROCOR Studies website posted an interview with Metropolitan Kallistos (Ware), in which he discusses, among other things, his 1964 book Eustratios Argenti: A Study of the Greek Church under Turkish Rule. The interview chiefly discusses the Metropolitan’s long relationship with the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia which, he says, has...

A one-pointer

A one-pointer

Mar 30, 2014

Here's a one-point homily on the Gospel reading from today's Divine Liturgy...

How to fold a shirt perfectly in seconds!

How to fold a shirt perfectly in seconds!

Mar 28, 2014

What an awesome tip!

Ten Things to Do During Suffering

Ten Things to Do During Suffering

Mar 28, 2014

We will all suffer, of that there is no doubt. It is strange, then, that we are often unprepared for it...

Cool your jets, monkabee…

Cool your jets, monkabee…

Mar 28, 2014

One day Abba Longinus (later abbot of Enaton) questioned Abba Lucius about three thoughts, saying first, “I want to go into exile.” The old man said to him, “If you cannot control your tongue, you will not be an exile anywhere. Therefore control your tongue here, and you will be an exile.” Next he said to him, “I wish to fast.” The old man replied,...

Adult content

Adult content

Mar 21, 2014

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