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March Edition of the Albemarle Tradewinds Magazine

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Donnie’s Marine Canvas LLC Donnie Gillis President / Fabricator Office 252-482-0675 Cell 703-328-3358 Spring is just around the corner, let us help you get your boat ready for the season ahead. Free no obligation estimates for all of our services Custom Boat Covers Enclosures Bimini Tops Dodgers Repairs Replacement VASQUEZ Painting Interior and Exterior Roofing, and Pressure Washing Wood repair, tile and showers Now introducing drywall services Edvin Vasquez Isidro Vasquez 252-642-9047 252-301-4255 ORTHODOX CHRISTIANITY: GREAT LENT Do not be irritated either with those who sin or those who offend; do not have a passion for noticing every sin in your neighbour, and for judging him, as we are in the habit of doing. Everyone shall give an answer to God for himself… “to his own master he standeth or falleth.” Correct your own sins, amend your own life. St. John of Kronstadt The outward man perishes through fasting and self-control, but the more he does so, the more the inward man is renewed. St. Gregory Palamas (14th century) The way to God lies through love of people. At the Last Judgment I shall not be asked whether I was successful in my ascetic exercises, nor how many bows and prostrations I made. Instead I shall be asked did I feed the hungry, clothe the naked, visit the sick and the prisoners. That is all I shall be asked. Saint Maria of Paris (Mother Maria Skobstova) Nobody can become a Christian by being lazy. It needs work, lots of work. Friday, March 2-30, 2018 Susan and Ashlee Birkhead Artwork In celebration of Chowan County's 350th Anniversary, the Chowan Arts Council is pleased to announce that Artist, Teacher Susan Birkhead and her daughter, Ashlee will have their artwork on display in the gallery throughout the month of March. Opening Reception on Friday, March 2nd at 5:30 pm in the CAC Gallery for this exceptional exhibit. Opening Reception 5:30 pm - 11 am - 4 pm Daily Chowan Arts Council - 504 South Broad Street 252-482-8005 The heart cannot remain fi rm in purity, so as not to be defiled, if it will not be crushed by fasting. It is impossible also to preserve holiness without fasting, and the fl esh will not submit to the spirit… because natural needs predominate. St. Paisius Velichkovsky Elder Porphyrios Fasting is a mechanical aid to cleansing the mind, to subjecting the will to the mind. Priest Daniel Sysoev Adam, God’s first-formed man, transgressed: could God not at once have brought death upon him? But see what the Lord does, in His great love towards man. He casts him out from Paradise… but He puts him to dwell over against Paradise: that seeing whence he had fallen, and from what and into what a state he was brought down, he might afterwards be saved by repentance. St. Cyril of Jerusalem (313-386 AD) So long as the soul is in a state contrary to nature, running wild with the weeds and thorns of sensual pleasures, it is a dwelling place of grotesque beasts. Saint Theodoros (about 7th century) As we are therefore beginning this sacred season, dedicated to the purifi cation of the soul, let us be careful to fulfi ll the Apostolic command that we cleanse ourselves from all defi lement of the fl esh and of the spirit (IICor. 7:11)…With just contempt shall we be tormented by those who have no faith, and from our wickedness evil tongues will draw weapons to wound religion, if the way of life of those who fast be not in accord with what is needed in true self-denial... In vain do we deny our body food if we do not withhold our heart from iniquity, and restrain our lips that they speak no evil. St. Leo the Great (died 461 AD) All chapters copyright © 2016 by author N. M.; inquiries c/o St. George’s Church, P.O. Box 38, Edenton, NC. (252) 482-2006. 20 Albemarle Tradewinds March 2018

Easels in the Gardens 2018 Edenton Blooms and Art Abounds on April 20-21, 2018 E DENTON, N.C. – Artists will be at work in 20 private and public gardens in Historic Edenton, North Carolina on Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018. Guests may stroll through the gardens as musicians play and artists work in a variety of media. Painters, potters, and sculptors will interpret the outdoor splendor found in the wide range of gardens open for the weekend event. These paintings will be available for sale at the grand finale, the fabulous garden party in the Cupola House gardens to which all ticket holders are guests. The two-day event also includes art activities for children and five floral design workshops in the Cupola House Gardens. On Friday and Saturday for lunchtime fare the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Women will offer delicious box lunches across from the Cupola House Gardens. On Friday evening, visitors and locals can attend the free, family-friendly street dance. Boogie on Broad with the Catalinas Band in Downtown Edenton. The weekend will close with the southern hospitality of the Saturday garden party at the Cupola House. The party will offer food, drink, music, and an exhibit and sale of the artists’ artwork. Tour hours: 1:00 to 5:00 pm Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21, 2018. Tickets may be used both days and include the workshops and the Saturday garden party. Contact: The Penelope Barker Welcome Center, 505 South Broad Street, Edenton, by phone 252-482-7800 or online at Advance tickets $30 ($35 day of the event) Groups of 15 or more: $20 each. Will call at the Cupola House Gardens, 408 South Broad Street, Edenton, April 20-21, 2018, 11:00 PM through the afternoon. Extra Hands Handyman Services LLC “Give us a call we do it all” John and Melanie Smith 212 Shannonhouse Rd Edenton, NC 27932 252-368-1068 Friday & Saturday, March 9-10, 2018 350th Anniversary Heritage Planting Demonstration In Celebration of Chowan County’s 350th Anniversary, Edenton Chowan School Students will experience how fields were cultivated and planted years ago. This same “Step Back in Time” demonstration will take place on Saturday for the public. Come visit us! (252) 482-1993 Lawn Care, Painting, Flooring, Power Washing, Decks The Downtown Café and Soda Shoppe 301 S.Broad St Edenton, NC 252-482-8300 The NC Workhorse and Mule Association will be with us to demonstrate. East Coast Equipment will have tractors on display from the very early years right up to now for everyone to see. 10 am - 508 E. Church Street Extended across from East Coast Equipment 252-333-5540 Full Service Oyster Bar and Waterfront Restaurant. Fresh Local NC Oysters and Seafood. Located within a mile of downtown Edenton. Albemarle Tradewinds March 2018 21