Hey mountain! Move!

This years Pascha Week was insane. So many things happened.  While not getting into any specifics, let’s just say they weren’t good.   One thing that was truly amazing was how the church truly prayed together from the heart on these days.  I’ll speak for myself when I say this. (Although I am ashamed to say it). Sometimes I go through the “motions” of church. Sometimes taking it as a routine. I know it’s bad but that is just how I feel sometimes. (Working on it.. Prayers please. :-))

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Do you have a nickname?

This one is straight from Facebook

When I was young, I always dreaded the first day of class. It wasn’t the different people or the new grade. It was something else. Waking up, getting ready, and heading out the door, I would picture in my head how my instructor would totally screw my name up. I always knew when my name would be called. “John?” “Here.”, “Peter?” “Present.” Teacher takes a long pause. “Aba?” Before she finishes her attempt, I exclaim “I’m here”. Do you have a nickname is what most people ask me when they hear my name. Continue reading “Do you have a nickname?”