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Cynan
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PostSubject: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeTue Jul 03, 2007 7:11 pm

This is a page from an anceint text written by the ancient order of the Lion in days long forgotten. It was recovered in the year 1004 in a tomb.

it reads:

I am gentle, yet courage flows through my veins

I am honorable, and all shall know my courtesy

I am noble, tempered with humility

I am disciplined, and I have no fear of my enemies.

These are words to live by even in our day and age. Every knight of the lion should know these words, understand them, and live by them. I encourage every member of the order to learn them by heart.
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeTue Nov 20, 2007 3:22 pm

For myself, I will add:

And I am a Lion, strong, patient and valiant
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeWed Nov 21, 2007 9:29 am

The Knights of the Lion is more then just a dream that me and perter created.

Yes we layed down the foundaition but ultamitly the lions is just a name. Its the people in the lions who make us what we are and give us life.
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeWed Nov 21, 2007 3:27 pm

Indeed.

My opnion, humble as it is, is that we should keep the litany just the way it is. I added my part because I try to embody those qualities.

I invite you to remember the litany, recite it and try to live by it, even to add your own ending, that means something for you, as it might help you live even more by it and hold it close to your heart.

I tell you, nobility is a path that is best walked with companions, yet a true noble heart is forged alone.
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeMon Nov 26, 2007 8:56 am

Might I add that prayer is a definite must.

A noble heart is not only forged in the midst of fierce combat but through silent nights of faithful prayers to the One above, forging your soul in the very fire of God
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeTue May 20, 2008 4:03 pm

It's been a while since nobody wrote here!

I think that maybe new recruits should learn the Lion's litany, just as we should too. it would add some grandeur to the ceremonial of accepting a new member within our ranks.

My guess is knowing the litany should be a definite must for knights and every would-be knights too.

Just my two cents here.

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`"La prière n'est rien sans sacrifices
Le sacrifice n'est rien sans la foi
La foi n'est rien si elle attend une récompense
La récompense de la foi sont la prière et le sacrifice"

St-Lucius, Grand Inquisiteur et martyr du Dieu Unique

Sire Jean le Pieux, chevalier de l'Ordre du Lion, Inquisiteur du Saint-Siège et Mashal de Glennshire

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sire olivius
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeWed May 21, 2008 10:37 am

Well, I actually have said the Littany of the Lion when I've been received Knight. Smile

I agree with you, it's a nice tradition.

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Cynan
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeWed Feb 18, 2009 9:15 am

I'm inclined to agree, how say you sir Mathiew?
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Sir Mathew
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeWed Feb 18, 2009 8:51 pm

Hmmm...perhaps.

It might add another level to training the mind.
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PostSubject: Re: The Litany of the Lion   The Litany of the Lion Icon_minitimeThu Feb 19, 2009 12:38 pm

Hmmm I've never noticed this part of the forums before, I guess this makes another quote I will have to learn by heart and live by it.
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