St. Simeon Skete, Taylorsville Kentucky USA

With St. Simeon, the God receiver, as our patron, the skete seeks to practice the ideals found in our Rule, The Thousand Day Nazareth. In simplicity and poverty, the skete embraces the struggle of inner life through the practice of the Prayer Rope.

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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Bringing Rice to Families who have very little

James has met these villagers several times on his trips to Kabala. They have always been very kind to him and he is always happy to provide rice for this beautiful family. The father of the family has promised me to provide some Palm Wine on my next visit. I've never tried it and I'd like to at least taste it - carefully, since I've heard its tremendously potent. (See young boy climbing tree to gather palm nectar for the wine)