Re: New Member
- --- In email@example.com, "jachthondus" <rompy@x> wrote:
> Hello Everybody,living
> Thanks You-ALL for accepting me as a member of your List!
> As an historian as well as a musician of-profession I've been
> my agnostical-life quite happily.of
> About one year ago, and "by accident" I saw myself being confronted
> with aspects of orthodox-christian-religion and felt "obliged" in
> some way to seriously read the Paulinic-Letters and the Gospels.
> This reading happened to lead me immediately to study the origins
> Christianity, being the Gnostical-Idea.and
> In short: My reason for joining this Group is to LEARN from you;
> to evoluate what I recognize as having been all-the-time hidden inJach, greetings and thank you for your introduction. Feel free to
> myself, without having had the opportunity of sharing it with any
> people who should be able to "understand".
> (What a nice-thing is "internet")!
> Greetings, Jach.
check out our links section, which provides links to introductory
articles and other information.
Perhaps you'd like to share with us some comments or questions about
what you have learned and, especially, experienced so far. My
background also includes being a professional musician, as well as a
certified public accountant. I likewise had a long period of being
agnostic/nontheistic before recognizing what you term "as having been
all-the-time hidden in myself." I'm still nontheistic in the sense
of not believing in a godbeing, but I certainly relate intimately to
the Gnostic prime source, ineffable and infinite.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "janahooks" <janahooks@...> wrote:
> [. . .]
> Gerry and Lady C.,thanks for all of the info and links.
Thank you, Jana, for noticing them.
> Gerry, after looking at the National Geographic link, I was
> reminded of some suggestions I gave you on faded writing. I'm feeling
> really good about watery sepia ink and sandpaper...and sand
> horizontally and vertically...with the gray sandpaper...
And ya know, that was the one suggestion you wrote me that I was the most hesitant to attempt. There's something about the dual-layered papyrus and its almost glossy sheen that made me wonder if such coarse measures would destroy the whole thing, but the more I've thought about it (along with your renewed convictions), the more I believe it would indeed yield a desirable finish. I imagine the weathered results would be akin to repeatedly wadding up a sheet of paper to the point that it becomes more like a thin piece of cloth rather than a crisp piece of paper. Only this way, you avoid the wrinkles!