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  1. Svartzorn

    Well, this is embarrassing

    It's the way to properly read it, instead of concerning oneself about the intricasies of deviant sexuality. From my reading I take what's advantageous to my own spiritual development, instead of foolishly worrying about where geis and lesbians come from. Now you tell me how that helps one and...
  2. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Commemoration of the Holy Fathers of the First Six Ecumenical Councils Commemorated on the Sunday closest to July 16 (...) The significance of a special Church veneration of the Holy Fathers of the Ecumenical Councils consists in this, that the Ecumenical Councils, and only they, are of...
  3. Svartzorn

    Well, this is embarrassing

    1 - People who are not degenerate tend to not enjoy or engage in degenerate behavior, yes. 2 - Wrong. There are other forms of degeneracy around. Cultural diseases like liberalism and progressivism, for instance, are widespread in the internet and are usually caught among those stupid enough to...
  4. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    Saint Aquila, Disciple from the 70 Commemorated on July 14 It is possible, that he was a disciple of the Apostle Paul, a native of Pontus and a Jew, living in the city of Rome with his wife Priscilla (Comm. 13 February). (...) The Apostle Paul in his Epistle to the Romans recollects about his...
  5. Svartzorn

    "Baptists are not Protestant"

    Didn't realize protestants are getting contaminated by hipsterism. Imagine being to your neck with stuff THAT bad. t. You're not real protestant. I'm into this proper faith, you probably never heard of it...
  6. Svartzorn

    Well, this is embarrassing

    What are you talking about? He's right. People become degenerates, they teach degeneracy to their children, their children become degenerate. That's it. Ain't nothing wrong about it. Why care about the literal, animalistic, material meaning of what he's saying instead of aprehending what's...
  7. Svartzorn

    Advice Going Ahead

    What do you mean by "most Orthodox media material is aimed at Protestant or secular Americans"? I don't really think religion is about having a market. You know, like selling a product so you want to target determinate people. And I don't think the important part of religion is building yourself...
  8. Svartzorn

    Looking back on your Protestant past

    That's the place where all the poison comes from.
  9. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Sobor of the ArchAngel Gabriel Commemorated on July 13, March 26, November 8       The Sobor of the ArchAngel Gabriel is celebrated on the day following after the Annunciation/Blagoveschenie, ie. 26 March. This feast is celebrated a second time 13 July. The reason for its being established...
  10. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Holy Martyrs Proklos and Ilarion Commemorated on July 12 The Holy Martyrs Proklos and Ilarion were natives of the village of Kalipta, near Ancyra, and they suffered during the time of a persecution under the emperor Trajan (98-117). (...) The humiliated pagan took fierce revenge on Saint...
  11. Svartzorn

    Should I go ahead with the Catechetical Process?

    I would attend it even if I was an atheist. Regardless of what you're going through right now, the Orthodox faith is worth knowing. You should just go out of your interest in it and leave the most important questions to God and your own spiritual discipline.
  12. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    Remembrance of the Miracle of Saint Euphemia the All-Praiseworthy Commemorated on July 11 The holy GreatMartyress Euphemia (the account about her is located under 16 September) suffered martyrdom in the city of Chalcedon in the year 304, during the time of the persecution against Christians by...
  13. Svartzorn

    Views on Sex

    The devil comes in many forms.
  14. Svartzorn

    Waking Up in the Morning & Properly Getting Started with the Whole Day

    Get up, wash your face, say a few prayers with or without a prayer book. The most important thing to have a good day is to have a morning routine and to make it a habit. You might want to cut off some of that "OC.net" time, whatever it is.
  15. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Placing of the Venerable Robe of Our Lord Jesus Christ at Moscow (1625) Commemorated on July 10 According to the tradition of the Gruzinian (Georgian) Orthodox Church, the Chiton-tunic of the Lord was carried by the Hebrew rabbi Elioz from Jerusalem to Mtsketa and at present is beneathe a...
  16. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Monks Patermuphios and Koprios Commemorated on July 9 Patermuphios at first was a pagan and also the head of a band of robbers, but then he repented, was baptised and withdrew into the wilderness. The monk devoted all the rest of his life to attending the sick and burying the dead. For his...
  17. Svartzorn

    Saint of the day thread

    The Appearance of the Icon of the MostHoly Mother of God in the City of Kazan (1579) Commemorated on July 8 The Appearance of the Icon of the MostHoly Mother of God in the City of Kazan (1579): On 1 October 1552, on the feastday of the Pokrov-Protection of the MostHoly Mother of God (...) The...
  18. Svartzorn

    What does everyone look like?

    I'LL GET YOU NEXT TIME, GADGET. NEXT TIME!!!
  19. Svartzorn

    What does everyone look like?

    Chad.
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