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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Friday, November 27, 2009

Yesterday, Americans celebrated Thanksgiving Day. A day to be thankful for the bountiful gifts that have been bestowed on us.

I can't help but think of the children in Sierra Leone who are constantly giving thanks for what they have, smiles on their faces.
Yet, most of us in America ate more in one day
than these children consume in two weeks.

As we continue our Thanksgiving Weekend traditions, shopping in mad crowds for Black Friday sales, visiting Family and Friends, maintaining a holiday spirit, take time to stop,
be still and consider those without. Consider their small quiet cry...
Remember those who need your help in Sierra Leone.

This Holiday Season give a gift that is worth every penny that is given, a gift that really changes a life. A gift that will be returned but not to a shop or store, but returned with thanksgiving and love...

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