Monthly Archives: March 2014

Travelers from the East

  This past weekend we were visited by two young men from the Middle East.  Biso is a Coptic Christian from Cairo, Egypt, and Khalil is a Christian in the Syriac Orthodox Church from . . . well several places.  … Continue reading

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Baking Prosphora in Kathmandu

This morning instead of my usual routine of studying in advance of my afternoon class, Presbytera Marilyn and I walked to the local supermarket, Bhat Bhateni, and bought a small toaster oven.  Here in Nepal, people do not have ovens … Continue reading

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What if?

Recently Marilyn and I went to Boudhnath, just outside the center of Kathmandu.  Bouddha is the center of Tibetan monasticism in the Kathmandu valley.  Over the decades, more than 50 Buddhist monasteries have been established there.  Many families of Tibetan … Continue reading

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