Open Thread, Good Friday, 29 March 2013

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Fearless and Devout Catholic Christian First, Loving Husband and Father Second, Pissed-Off Patriot Third, Rocket Engineer Dork Last.
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16 Responses to Open Thread, Good Friday, 29 March 2013

  1. ZurichMike says:

    The Jesus Prayer of Orthodox Christians (based on what the one condemned one hanging next to Christ said): “Lord Jesus Christ, have mercy on me, a sinner.”

    It is already just past noon today — cold, snowy, drear — somehow appropriate for this most profoundly sad three hours in the liturgical year. Our house altar has no candle lit right now. I remember our church covering all the icons and statues and even the Crucifix in purple cloth, the altar was stripped bare, the tabernacle emptied, candles extinguished — to show how empty the world is without Christ. It was such a moving event (the Good Friday liturgy held at 3 pm) — I weep just typing this.

  2. freedom1781 says:

    The last few verses of this song make me weep every time I hear them.

  3. freedom1781 says:

    Obama uses executive power to move gun control agenda forward

    http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/290885-obama-uses-executive-power-to-move-gun-control-forward

    Of course he is. Why do we even need Congress? Obummer acts like a king and gets away with it.

  4. Reason TV Rebuttal to Jim Carrey. Hat tip: iotw.

  5. solaratov says:

    Firestarters…………………

    http://dirttime.com/?p=2898

    👿

  6. Cadbury Easter Eggs are now halal. Good to know. Cadbury lists 71 halal products, but they have no kosher products. Huh.
    http://iowntheworld.com/blog/?fvcn-post=cadbury-creme-easter-eggs-are-now-halal-who-knew

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