Re: [orthodox-synod] Apologia pro sua vita
I admire your forthrightness and honesty in your statement. It took a sober
humility and courage to state what you did. Thank you.
When I came from the Unia many years ago, the priest who received me into the
Church did not disabuse me of praying the Latin Rosary. He only pointed out
that as it evolved after the usage of Dominic Guzman it included the
"Mysteries" and their reliance on fanciful imagination in prayer. He warned
me that this was the dangerous part, not the repetition of the usual round of
I still, on occasion, include this prayer in my Rule, only avoiding the
"meditations" on the Mysteries that Father cautioned me about. I still recall
the point of Faith, but do not "meditate" on then in the affective way common
to the West.