2 traditional Russian Orthodox Spires, Orthodox Church of All Russian Saints, Burlingame, California, USA

"The Domes. The peaked Russian dome draws our yearning and aspiration upward toward God and the spiritual life. Like its ancestor the round Byzantine dome, the Russian dome celebrates in architecture what is accomplished by the Eucharistic Sacrament - the communion of heaven and earth. A single dome symbolizes the One Head of the Church, Jesus Christ; three domes stand for the Holy Trinity; five domes point to Christ and the Four Evangelists.

 

The Russian Orthodox Cross. On top of every dome, and throughout the church, you see the unique Russian three-bar cross. The top bar bears the sign "Jesus of Nazareth, King of the Jews," reminding us that Christ is the King of Glory. The footboard, which was used by Roman executioners in Christ's time, is slanted up on the right for the thief who repented and down on the left for the thief who railed at Christ. "

 

 

www.dorogadomoj.com/de132lea.html

 

  • DJ scribbles 6y

    i plan on visiting russia someday :)

    didnt know they had these here, will defo check out!

    and about the coachella thing, if youre still able to do it let me know! :)
  • Wonderlane 6y

    maybe not this year my friend - if I am still here - if I have work or a job it is definately on... gave notice last week...

    already packing -
  • DJ scribbles 6y

    are you heading to mexico on that trip?

    i hope you find one, fingers crossed for you
  • Wonderlane 6y

    Oh yes, you know my Mexico in May series,
    www.flickr.com/photos/wonderlane/sets/627049/

    that's with two of my buds I hadn't seen in a long long time - met them for the first time on a street corner in Seattle, I guess I was out looking for them - they had just arrived from Mexico - brought my new camera with me - someplace I have the pixs of the first time I laid eyes on them with my dear buddy Julie H. - Rossy and Ariel are married and have a daughter - Ariel takes care of endangered species in central coastal Mexico - they live in Guadalajara - when taking refuge from a financial disaster one's first aim should be to have fun at least.

    Have you heard these guys -A Place to Bury Strangers? www.coachella.com/event/lineup/a-place-to-bury-strangers
    like a little deep but I enjoy...

    found a Stanford student from Korea to ride shotgun - we are planning on a detour to the Pyramids...

    Nick Boseck the keyboardist is coming to town and I am thinking of Shooting Mavericks this week - wavestorm looking good with bright clear weather - good signs ...
  • DJ scribbles 6y

    mmm more mavericks!!! im so glad you like that place, it does remind me of you

    and yes i love a place to bury strangers :)

    thats really cool! so youll be staying with them then?


    ill be going to SF sometime this week to visit the de young
  • Wonderlane 6y

    bring your camera it's ok

    check this sweetness out ...

    www.coachella.com/event/lineup/m.-ward
  • Wonderlane 6y

    check out the wave hights for next week here
    www.maverickssurf.com/Wave/Default.aspx?id=1350

    and then check the weather

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