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They’re living life as men… but not usually  gay. These Albanian women have chosen to live as sworn virgins.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H6eW6M-WIUY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VRHuZ9z8Os0&feature=related

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“March 18, 2010 Length: 22:26

In this podcast Steve references an article he wrote for AGAIN Magazine on the Orthodox Church and same sex attraction. In it he shares the results of several interviews with Orthodox men and women who shared their backgrounds and experiences as homosexuals before and after becoming Orthodox Christians.”

http://ancientfaith.com/podcasts/stevethebuilder/orthodoxy_and_homosexuality_part_one

“Somewhere in Northern Russia in a small Russian Orthodox monastery lives a very unusual man. His fellow-monks are confused by his bizarre conduct. Those who visit the island believe that the man has the power to heal, exorcise demons and foretell the future. However, he considers himself unworthy because of a sin he committed in his youth. The film is a parable, combining the realities of Russian everyday life with monastic ritual and routine.”

(The rest of the movie can be seen by clicking on the video twice to open it on youtube where you will find the other clips listed by number.)

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“Let not many of you become teachers, my brethren, knowing that as such we will incur a stricter judgment. For we all stumble in many ways. If anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able to bridle the whole body as well.” James 3:1-2