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Dried Reverence

On one of my trips my brother Dan and I went to the Royal Mausoleum in Nu’uanu.  As I descended the steps down to the burial crypt I could see draped on the iron gates in the doorway a lei … Continue reading

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Respecting Our Elders

Orthodox Christianity makes great use of the reverence of icons. An icon is a painted image which portrays a Saint, Jesus Christ, the Theotokos (the Mother of God) or can even express a theological or dogmatic truth. The belief is … Continue reading

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