Saturday, November 17, 2007

two down and 6 to go!

Saturday, November 17, 2007

Today was the second in a series of 8 lessons that Tom is presenting at the church. Today's topic was shame.

In English Tom uses the acronym:

Something
Held
Against
M
E

Since he was teaching to a Russian audience, he had to have the word for shame translated so that it would make sense in Russian. Стыд (stid) is the word for shame here.

Our language helper came up with a saying using those letters that we really love. I will put what it translates to in English here:

You've Suffered Enough

so in Russian it looks like this:

Страдал
Ты
Д
остаточно

It was an impactful talk. Tom was asked for a copy of the PowerPoint by one of people who attended. Tom gave him a copy of the PowerPoint notes that were printed out for Spencer to follow along with.

I would love to be able to tell you all who came and what their professions were but I don't want to break anyone's anonymity. I will say that we had a diverse group of professionals, homemakers, couples and various churches were represented.

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