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  1. LukeDM

    W.A.G.-word association game

    Be
  2. LukeDM

    W.A.G.-word association game

    Nikodemos
  3. LukeDM

    W.A.G.-word association game

    Oranges
  4. LukeDM

    W.A.G.-word association game

    honorable
  5. LukeDM

    Strange icons

    To me, it's more of a criticism of the teaching behind the icon. If somebody drew a picture of your own father with no ears, wouldn't you think it was funny? Would you possibly joke to your father about it? Of course I don't intend any disrespect to the Theotokos. I'm just pointing out that it...
  6. LukeDM

    Strange icons

    She had to papoose him because she has no arms.
  7. LukeDM

    Strange icons

    I mean, yeah it's cute and all (very cute, really), but I'm not sure what it's trying to say. Seems really ambiguous and sentimental to me.
  8. LukeDM

    What's everyone listening to?

    Slam metal that doesn't suck.
  9. LukeDM

    Random Postings

    From this website I have to admit, the last one hollering "I AM FIRST AMONG EQUALS!" made me laugh pretty heartily. LOL
  10. LukeDM

    Please pray for all those who struggle during Christmas/ Advent/ Nativity

    Lord, have mercy on your beloved children.
  11. LukeDM

    What's everyone listening to?

    The "Lord of Spirits" podcast on AFR.
  12. LukeDM

    What do you think about listening to music during Nativity Fast?

    If anybody's interested, there is a wonderful album of byzantine Christmas hymns available from Proto, which features a lot of the most preeminent psaltis and scholars of byzantine chant in America. It is VERY enjoyable and the skill level is second to none. Sun of Justice on Amazon
  13. LukeDM

    What book did you get?

    What book did you get?
  14. LukeDM

    The Psalter as a Prayer Book

    My friends have accused me of getting a kickback from bookstores. I love watching people buy books that are spiritually beneficial.
  15. LukeDM

    The Psalter as a Prayer Book

    Yes I do, and it does, in fact, have all of the troparia after each kathisma, as well as many other neat passages, such as a collection of several patristic quotations on the psalms, instructions on how the psalter is to be read throughout the year, how to chant the psalms, directions for...
  16. LukeDM

    The Psalter as a Prayer Book

    It's an Orthodox perspective on demons and dark forces. Hence the references to the psalms burning the demons in the above quote.
  17. LukeDM

    The Psalter as a Prayer Book

    These are the words of Elder Theodore the Cave-Dweller (+ 2016), the last ascetic of Agiofarago in Crete: Quote acquired from John Sanidopolous' blog, Daimonologia
  18. LukeDM

    The Psalter as a Prayer Book

    This may be of interest to y'all. A Psalter for Prayer
  19. LukeDM

    W.A.G.-word association game

    Toast
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