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, November 21, 2009

First sight of M&M's...

The fun begins for St. Laurence House after packages are fetched from the Post Office. It is always a mystery to see if everything that we sent from America remained in the box.
James will not be alone to investigate the contents.
Soon everyone will gather around around to see what's inside.
Roo knows that Mama Vicki always sends some kind of goodie especially for him, so he is patiently waiting for that special morsel.Roo has found a child's toothbrush for himself and takes it to Fr. Seraphim to open. He likes the toothbrush but he is still looking for something else.Ah ha! Lollipops....What joy in his face...
Medicines from St. Charles Anglican Church in Huntsville, Alabama, germ-killing mouthwash, hospital supplies for Kroo Bay. Everything that could possibly be stuffed into a box and weigh in under 20 pounds is crammed inside this tiny box.


Now there was this bag of M&M's. An object Roo had never seen before. I give him the bag, he opens it, looks at the M&M's and promptly places the M&M's in his ears! "No, I say, those are to eat!" "They are not ear plugs!" But by then Roo has figured out how to plug his ears, his nose and his mouth. I don't think I've ever seen anyone have so much fun with M&M's!