Archive for the ‘Personal’ Category


gone camping

In Personal on August 2, 2007 by Eliacín

Blogging will resume later in the month.




rule of life

In celtic christianity,celtic spirituality,Community,Contemplative,hospitality,incarnational,new monasticism,Personal,Spirituality on June 8, 2007 by Eliacín

as an international associate of the Northumbria Community, I try to live by this rule.

Summary of the Rule of the Northumbria Community –
A Way for Living

This is the Rule we embrace. This is the Rule we will keep: we say YES to AVAILABILITY; we say YES to VULNERABILITY.

We are called to be AVAILABLE to God and to others:

Firstly to be available to God in the cell of our own heart when we can be turned towards Him, and seek His face;
then to be available to others in a call to exercise hospitality, recognising that in welcoming others we honour and welcome the Christ Himself;
then to be available to others through participation in His care and concern for them, by praying and interceding for their situations in the power of the Holy Spirit;
then to be available for participation in mission of various kinds according to the calling and initiatives of the Spirit.

We are called to intentional, deliberate VULNERABILITY:

We embrace the vulnerability of being teachable expressed in:
a discipline of prayer;
in exposure to Scripture;
a willingness to be accountable to others in ordering our ways and our heart in order to effect change.

We embrace the responsibility of taking the heretical imperative:
by speaking out when necessary or asking awkward questions that will often upset the status quo;
by making relationships the priority, and not reputation.

We embrace the challenge to live as church without walls, living openly amongst unbelievers and other believers in a way that the life of God in ours can be seen, challenged or questioned. This will involve us building friendships outside our Christian ghettos or club-mentality, not with ulterior evangelistic motives, but because we genuinely care.



In Personal on May 29, 2007 by Eliacín

Someone found my blog by google searching this – eliacin rosario christian

Maybe I am not Christian enough to some people.



In Community,Contemplative,Family,friends,incarnational,mustard seed house,new monasticism,Personal,Spirituality on May 28, 2007 by Eliacín

A short weekend up date:

  • Peter and Anneke are finally here. They are the new members our community, the Mustard Seed House.
  • Gabriel was baptized and welcomed into the Beloved Community.
  • We celebrated, yet again, that Tom’s new book project is finally in the publishers hands.
  • I’ve been pondering about the importance of a spirituality grounded in community.



In anglo-catholic,baptism,christianity,church,Community,eliacin,episcopal church,events,Family,kids,liturgy,Personal,Religion,Spirituality on May 24, 2007 by Eliacín



Gabriel will be 5 months old tomorrow. On Sunday, he will take the big plunge as he is welcome into the family of the church through the rite of Holy Baptism.


Holy Orders?

In Personal,Religion,Spirituality on May 23, 2007 by Eliacín

After a long time thinking, praying, talking and meditating about it, today I spoke to one of my priests about my interest in a conversation about vocation and Holy Orders. This is the beginning, well see where the Wind take this kite.


10 Best Machine Shops

In eliacin,Personal,Washington,work on May 9, 2007 by Eliacín

in 2005, while living in Bremerton, WA – I walked 1.5 mile everyday to work in a little machine shop. There I did everything there was too do, that did not demand precision, plus drank coffee, listen to Pink Floyd and heard a bunch of Jim’s stories.

I worked for Jim and Tamara for about 4 months and it was a blast.

Now Phinney Bay Machine Works is one of the best 10 machine shops.

Miniature Manufacturing On A Worldwide Basis
JIM WHIPPLE HAS THREE MANUAL machines — a 12 in. by 26 in. manual lathe, a jeweler’s lathe and a manual Bridgeport mill — three CNC milling machines, and customers around the world.

Whipple runs a shop with five employees, including his wife, Tamara, the official owner of Phinney Bay Machine Works, and an apprentice.

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