Father, that is a wonderful idea, and I hadn't even
Turns out that I was *so* busy and excited telling people
about the "wonderful symbolism of being charismated on Palm
Sunday in my 'new Church' and Easter in my 'old church' that
I completely neglected to call Father and make arrangements
to be charismated during the service.
*sigh*. Just another lesson in the long road of life.
The lesson for me: Stop talking and just do whatcha gotta
Besides, my friends and family's ears are falling off as I
keep chattering on and on about the Orthodox church - I'm
a "one-note Charlie" (the guy who can play any song in the
world on the piano, but only on one note of the piano, hence
it gets irritating quickly... etc)...
It's so crazy... for years and years, I said, "As much as I
want to be a "born-again", to have a sudden change of heart
towards God... instant salvation, etc... I just can't do
And yet... while not instant salvation, etc... it feels as
if I'm stepping through a window into another Universe, and
whenever I come back to this world, I tell everybody about
how great it is on the other side...
...sometimes I think I *must* be crazy!
Father Anthony, may God continue to bless you and keep you
in the palm of his hand...