Кондак, глас 3: В Мирех, святе, священнодействитель показался еси, Христово бо, преподобне, Евангелие исполнив, положил еси душу твою о людех твоих и спасл еси неповинныя от смерти. Сего ради освятился еси, яко великий таинник Божия благодати.
Величание: Величаем тя, святителю отче Николае, и чтим святую память твою, ты бо молиши за нас Христа Бога нашего.
Just needs a coat of paint and he will look great! I'm still not sure how to make him stand up. Mum sugested making some clay feet and glueing him to a tile, so he can sit on a ledge, and that might work.
I've got five paintings to do before Christmas! Not sure how I'm going to get them done, since I'm working 8+ hours every day until Christmas. All the paintings are of dogs. I'm doing a dog painting for my uncle, as part of our "make your own gift" theme, a painting of my boss's dog for him and his family, and a set of three paintings of the three dogs that have been in my family - our current dog and the two that have passed on. All three are sitting in the same pose, and it really shows off their personalities (I paint from photographs). So hopefully will get them all done! I finished the candle jars for my auntie: here they are bar one:
I finished buying most of my Christmas presents this afternoon. For once I actually have my dad's present organised first - usually he is the hardest to buy for!
Night market last night, so feeling like crap today. Especially since it was 40 C! But got to leave work a bit early. And since Christmas day and New Years Day both fall on a Wednesday, that means three more weeks until the next night market. Woo!
Also, here is my recent "painting wall" until they all fell down in the heat (Blutac must have been developed in a relatively cool environment). One more and the wall will be full!
- Current Location:my apartment
- Current Mood:accomplished
I'm also really hoping the delays on the trains have been sorted. Last night, even up to about 10pm, there were delays of over a hour on my route to work - there was a trampoline on the line, and trees on the overhead wires.
Oh the joys
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- Current Mood: sore
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Word count: Every installment has 221 words (on my computer)
Characters: John/Sherlock, Lestrade
Timeline: A couple of months after the end of the main fic
Disclaimer: This is a transformative work inspired by the BBC television series Sherlock, created by Mark Gatiss and Steven Moffat, and the 2009 movie Nativity! from Mirrorball Films.
Summary: This is a series of 221b drabbles set in and around The Baker Street Nativity and will make very little sense without having read that first. These drabbles may also contain spoilers for the main story. They are not posted in any particular order, and will jump around in time. I will try to give you some idea of where each drabble fits within (or before or after) the main story in the 'Timeline' field in the header. This series has not been beta read.
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Busy month ahead here; the kids and I have Christmas Dinner with Bill today, followed by taking my daughter ear-piercing at the mall this weekend while I leave my son and his two overnight buddies run of house. My father announced he'll be here Tuesday, and at some point I may drive to Tulsa to pick up a couple of our Texas neighbor's kids for the winter break.
Which brings me to The Billmobile. Despite the unusually mild start to winter we've had, we paid final respects to the battery earlier last week. I'm going to manifest a new one from Wall-E Vald and install it (hopefully) sometime this week. I bought specific car-battery-changing-tools the last time I did the one in the Tib, but have yet to find them since moving out and back in.
I trust your December is far more tame!
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+ Чтение святого Евангелия от Луки.
Во дни Ирода, царя Иудейского, был священник из Авиевой чреды, именем Захария, и жена его из рода Ааронова, имя ей Елисавета. Оба они были праведны пред Богом, поступая по всем заповедям и уставам Господним беспорочно. У них не было детей; ибо Елисавета была неплодна, и оба были уже в летах преклонных. Однажды, когда он в порядке своей чреды служил пред Богом, по жребию, как обыкновенно было у священников, досталось ему войти в храм Господень для каждения, а всё множество народа молилось вне во время каждения; тогда явился ему Ангел Господень, стоя по правую сторону жертвенника кадильного. Захария, увидев его, смутился, и страх напал на него. Ангел же сказал ему: не бойся, Захария; ибо услышана молитва твоя, и жена твоя Елисавета родит тебе сына, и наречёшь ему имя: Иоанн. И будет тебе радость и веселие, и многие о рождении его возрадуются. Ибо он будет велик пред Господом; не будет пить вина и сикера, и Духа Святого исполнится ещё от чрева матери своей. И многих из сынов Израилевых обратит к Господу Богу их. И предыдет пред Ним в духе и силе Илии, чтобы возвратить сердца отцов детям, и непокоривым образ мыслей праведников, дабы представить Господу народ приготовленный. И сказал Захария Ангелу: по чему я узнаю это? ибо я стар, и жена моя в летах преклонных. Ангел сказал ему в ответ: я Гавриил, предстоящий пред Богом, и послан говорить с тобою и благовестить тебе сие; и вот, ты будешь молчать, и не будешь иметь возможности говорить до того дня, как это сбудется, за то, что ты не поверил словам моим, которые сбудутся в своё время. Между тем народ ожидал Захарию и дивился, что он медлит в храме. Он же, выйдя, не мог говорить к ним; и они поняли, что он видел видение в храме; и он объяснялся с ними знаками, и оставался нем. А когда окончились дни службы его, возвратился в дом свой. После сих дней зачала Елисавета, жена его, и таилась пять месяцев, и говорила: так сотворил мне Господь во дни сии, в которые призрел на меня, чтобы снять с меня поношение между людьми.