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In the Spirit of Avaakum

In the Spirit of Avaakum

I'm an Old Rite Orthodox Christian with no parish close to me so by necessity I walk this path in the spirit of Avaakum, one of first Old Believers. These thoughts are my own.


Immediacy

11 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Old_Crypto_Hound

  I wrote this about three years ago, but I’ve always wanted to post it. There are a lot of reflections like this from my past that have never graced a blog before, but I’m debating on putting up a few. In my past I was deeply involved with Buddhism,...

Luminous Darkness

11 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Old_Crypto_Hound

This is another really old reflection but I wanted to share….this is from an old blog I used to write to. I thought I'd share a few old ones here...  There is a hidden sense of God both being near and yet far, palpable and yet invisible, radiant ligh...

Sunday of the Publican and the Pharisee

11 Feb 2020 3 minute read 0 comments Old_Crypto_Hound

I worked till 3am this morning then came home, slept till about 9:30 then woke up and headed for one of my favorite trails on the edge of a major university campus. It would be quiet at this hour, especially on a Sunday.  Somehow I've been gifted wit...

1st Timothy 4:13

2 Feb 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Old_Crypto_Hound

"Till I come, give attention to reading, to exhortation, to doctrine."  1st Timothy 4:13 I sit here under the soft whir of an electric ceiling fan in my darkened bedroom and read today's Epistle and immediately this part of it jumps out at me and g...