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, February 7, 2009

Chickens in a Basket

Returning home from Kabala, James with the help of his good friend, Alie distributes candy canes to the children they meet along the road. It is a long drive back to Freetown and people walk the road often. There is no shortage of children on the path, plenty to hand out candy canes.


This young girl is carrying live chickens in the baskets she balances.


The chickens are for her family to eat or sell. To exist, a family must work together to survive. Everyone, Adult or child, must do their part.