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~Celt~

When you see it…suddenly you can smell it…feel your feet upon the soil, walking upon the paths and roads…know that it is not a trick of the mind nor of your imagination…it IS a remembrance of a journey long past. It is many lifetimes ago when indeed you were here, you were there, and your memories are coming to the front, coming back to life, in the present. ~Celt
Image: Winskill, Settle, West Yorkshire by Tim Parkin
http://www.timparkin.co.uk/photo/winskill/
— with Cleo Maxwell.

this is so true!!! i feel so

I went to church with my family tonight and the pastor said something that I think every Christian should hear

  • Pastor:

    Now, according to a few passages in the bible, homosexuality is a sin.

  • Couple of older males in the audience:

    Amen!

  • Pastor:

    Now, wait, I'm not finished.

  • Pastor:

    You know what else the bible defines as a sin? Divorce.

  • -uncomfortable silence-

  • Pastor:

    There are countless passages that talk about how divorce is wrong, and that there are consequences to getting a divorce, such as the wife should be stoned.

  • Pastor:

    Yet, I witnessed a divorce just this morning. And I gotta tell you, it was heartbreaking, but I definitely didn't attempt to throw rocks at the wife, even though she was the one who filed for divorce.

  • Pastor:

    We choose to overlook the consequences of divorce because time has proven that they're inhumane and cruel.

  • Pastor:

    The bible doesn't say anything about the consequences of a homosexual lifestyle. Yet, we seem to be spearheading a campaign to ruin the lives of people we don't even know.

  • -the pastor shifts a few notes around-

  • Pastor:

    The bible states to love thy neighbor. That's it. There are no other rules or restrictions to that passage.

  • Pastor:

    So, we as a church family have to support equality with a smile on our face. THAT is the true Christian way.

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