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Ant

Palo Alto, CA

#77 Dec 20, 2012
wondering wrote:
What an arrogant load of crap. Get over your Christmas tree paranoia. God will not smite you if you decorate a tree.
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Another clueless christian i see.
Ant

Palo Alto, CA

#78 Dec 20, 2012
wondering wrote:
What an arrogant load of crap. Get over your Christmas tree paranoia. God will not smite you if you decorate a tree.
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Believe all the nonsense of the catholic church has passed down all you want.
wondering

Charlotte, NC

#79 Dec 20, 2012
Ant wrote:
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Another clueless christian i see.
There comes a peace when you know God loves you and is not lurking, waiting for you commit an offense. Do you know what scripture I am referring to?
wondering

Charlotte, NC

#80 Dec 20, 2012
Ant

Palo Alto, CA

#81 Dec 20, 2012
wondering wrote:
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There comes a peace when you know God loves you and is not lurking, waiting for you commit an offense. Do you know what scripture I am referring to?
Matthew 11:28-30

28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”

My issue is not with Christmas itself, but the way it is celebrated now. Christianity has let the world completely take this holiday from them even though it wasnt theirs to begin with. Make it a religious holiday again and stop worrying about offending everyone with something simple as merry Christmas and let the holiday be about celebrating the birth of Christ rather that pointless shop til you drop and gift giving and decorations.
Thinking

Leighton Buzzard, UK

#82 Dec 20, 2012
Happy Winter Solstice festival!
Ant wrote:
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Matthew 11:28-30
28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my burden is light.”
My issue is not with Christmas itself, but the way it is celebrated now. Christianity has let the world completely take this holiday from them even though it wasnt theirs to begin with. Make it a religious holiday again and stop worrying about offending everyone with something simple as merry Christmas and let the holiday be about celebrating the birth of Christ rather that pointless shop til you drop and gift giving and decorations.

“Wear white at night.”

Since: Jun 09

Albuquerque

#83 Dec 20, 2012
nanoanomaly wrote:
<quoted text>Kissing any inanimate object is just plain weird.
I agree though I've recieved love letters sealed with a kiss.
Still kind of weird in a sweet kind of way.

I love you, nano. I didn't kiss the screen though, just blew a kiss at it.
Patriot

Longmont, CO

#84 Dec 20, 2012
"We who with unveiled faces contemplate/reflect on the LORD'S Glory, are being transformed into His likeness with ever-increasing glory, which comes from the LORD, who is the Spirit." - The LORD is the Spirit. http://bible.cc/1_corinthians/12-13.htm

http://bible.cc/2_corinthians/3-18.htm

Jesus said this: http://bible.cc/john/14-9.htm and this http://bible.cc/john/12-49.htm , http://bible.cc/john/7-16.htm . Remember to read the Cross references to the right as well - beautiful information you can "comtemplate/reflect on" and hold on to for when the need arises.

"It is because of Him (The Father) that you are in Christ Jesus, who has become for us wisdom from GOD--that is (GOD The Father has made Jesus Christ), our righteousness, holiness and redemption." The Lamb of/from GOD.

http://bible.cc/jeremiah/32-27.htm

Merry Christmas!
wondering

Charlotte, NC

#85 Dec 20, 2012
Christmas Bells by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"I heard the bells on Christmas Day
Their old familiar carols play,
And wild and sweet
The words repeat
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And thought how, as the day had come,
The belfries of all Christendom
Had rolled along
The unbroken song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Till, ringing, singing on its way,
The world revolved from night to day,
A voice, a chime
A chant sublime
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

Then from each black accursed mouth
The cannon thundered in the South,
And with the sound
The carols drowned
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

It was as if an earthquake rent
The hearth-stones of a continent,
And made forlorn
The households born
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!

And in despair I bowed my head;
"There is no peace on earth," I said;
"For hate is strong,
And mocks the song
Of peace on earth, good-will to men!"

Then pealed the bells more loud and deep:
"God is not dead; nor doth he sleep!
The Wrong shall fail,
The Right prevail,
With peace on earth, good-will to men!"

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#86 Dec 20, 2012
wondering wrote:
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Guess you never had a teddy bear.
Nope.

“Is that all you've got?”

Since: Jun 10

Location hidden

#87 Dec 20, 2012
15th Dalai Lama wrote:
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I agree though I've recieved love letters sealed with a kiss.
Still kind of weird in a sweet kind of way.
I love you, nano. I didn't kiss the screen though, just blew a kiss at it.
I thought it was draftier than usual in here.:)

Back atcha, Dalai.

“It's all in your head”

Since: Dec 12

Del Valle, TX

#88 Dec 20, 2012
wondering wrote:
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There comes a peace when you know God loves you and is not lurking, waiting for you commit an offense. Do you know what scripture I am referring to?
John Mayall - Nature's strengths never cease to give me perfect peace.

Merry Christmas to all and happy solstice.
wondering

Charlotte, NC

#89 Dec 20, 2012
John from Texas wrote:
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John Mayall - Nature's strengths never cease to give me perfect peace.
Merry Christmas to all and happy solstice.
and a happy new year!
Love the quote, probably why Jesus fled to the mountains to pray

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