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  • Ted Sherman
    We ll call him Seraphim. Thus far, the only negative comments have been from, of course, family! Ted ... Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor Mythlore: A Journal of
    Message 1 of 2 , Jul 25, 2001
      We'll call him Seraphim. Thus far, the only negative comments have been
      from, of course, family!

      Ted
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      Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams, and
      Mythopoeic Literature
      Associate Professor of English
      Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      Murfreesboro, TN 37132
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      ----- Original Message -----
      From: <dianejoy@...>
      To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 10:37 AM
      Subject: RE: Re: [mythsoc] New Arrival's name


      > Ted sez:
      >
      > <<By the way, his full name (we just reached agreement today) is Seraphim
      > Alexander Ezekiel Sherman.>>
      >
      > Yeah, but what are you going to *call* him?
      >
      > I'll say this; when he's dumped all the uncooked macaroni out of a
      package on the floor and starts pitching it up in the air to see how it
      lands, he's gonna have one heck of a moniker, and he'll *really* know he's
      in trouble! MOM: "Seraphim Alexander Ezekiel Sherman! Stop that! At
      ONCE." Just the "Seraphim" should be a clue, since he's not being very
      seraphic in this (imaginary) incident.
      >
      > <<Seraphim is after St. Seraphim of Sarov, a Russian Orthodox saint of the
      > late 18th- and early 19th centuries. Alexander is because we like the
      name.
      > ANd Ezekiel is because he was born on the name day (in the Orthodox
      > tradition) of the Holy Prophet Ezekiel.>>
      >
      > I *have* to ask. Is there a Saint Cherubim? :) Seriously, it's a great
      name. ---djb.
      >
      > Thanks for all your prayers and words of comfort and encouragement.
      >
      > Ted
      > ------------------------------
      > Dr. Theodore J. Sherman, Editor
      > Mythlore: A Journal of J. R. R. Tolkien, C. S. Lewis, Charles Williams,
      and
      > Mythopoeic Literature
      > Associate Professor of English
      > Box X041, Middle Tennessee State University
      > Murfreesboro, TN 37132
      > 615 898-5836 Office
      > 615 898-5098 FAX
      > tsherman@... Office
      > tedsherman@... Home
      >
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "Steve Schaper" <sschaper@...>
      > To: <mythsoc@yahoogroups.com>
      > Sent: Wednesday, July 25, 2001 9:21 AM
      > Subject: [mythsoc] New Arrival!
      >
      >
      > >
      > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Seraphim Alexander Sherman was born at 4.50 pm on 23 July 2001.
      > > > > > He weighs 6lbs, 10.5oz and is 19.25 inches. Mother is fine;
      > > > > > baby is in natal intensive care for breathing difficulties.
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > >
      > > Congratulations! Praying for his poor little lungs!
      > >
      > >
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      > > Robert Anson Heinlein
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      > > http://www.users.qwest.net/~sschaper/
      > > sschaper@...
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