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posted on Dec, 7 2016 @ 11:21 PM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

I am not much of a religious person myself but i am impressed with the idea of prayer....sending positive energy to another is a great thing....best of luck to you..




posted on Dec, 7 2016 @ 11:37 PM
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originally posted by: hopenotfeariswhatweneed
a reply to: muzzleflash

I am not much of a religious person myself but i am impressed with the idea of prayer....sending positive energy to another is a great thing....best of luck to you..


In the modern sense of the term "religious" and how it's applied, as in dogma/doctrine/ritualism/etc...
I can't say I'm very religious either.

It's all about Spirituality and working towards becoming sentient and cognizant of the endlessness around you and within you. All you gotta do is look.

About Prayer, well, I'd say we should try and make our lives into a gigantic Prayer.
Think of it, sending out energy in all directions, making a huge ripple in the pond.
Difficult? Very. Am I being grandiose? Probably.
Gratuitous? Nah...

You know, God can communicate with us in all sorts of ways.
Maybe by showing you a sign, like an actual logo or symbol.
Maybe it's a song you heard randomly, or something someone happened to say to you at the right time.
But God will also use our Intuition to answer us and guide us.

It's Universal synchronicity, and you'll recognize it if you really investigate and inspect things.

Oh, and...





posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 12:15 AM
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It's Universal synchronicity, and you'll recognize it if you really investigate and inspect things.


Yes absolutely .....when i realized that literally everything is connected it made me see things in a different way i guess...if i had to think of god as an entity i would think nature fits the description...



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 12:43 AM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

Awwwww, that is the sweetest thing! Thank you so much!!!!



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 01:56 AM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

Hope, faith, and charity are the keys to success.

Success is becoming what God wants you to be.

Praise God in all things; want what God wants and you'll never be let down.



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 03:25 AM
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originally posted by: muzzleflash
But the Good News is that...

Perhaps if one's 'mind' is a collection of platitudinal malware instead of thought...


I know the Way, my Compass always points to True.

See above answer.


Raise the dead...

Sorry sport, but no one who has been clinically dead has ever 'returned' to tell about it.
Even the NT says that it doesn't happen, and why.
Read it?



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posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 03:52 AM
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a reply to: muzzleflash

Loved the presentation, even though I don't agree with every picture, but as a whole it's like a collage expressing your story. Very beautiful.



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 11:54 AM
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It's Universal synchronicity, and you'll recognize it if you really investigate and inspect things.


But now we are getting to how "spirituality" is implemented that can be measured and quantified if humans want it "known".

One of the reasons I do not take faith in human subjective religion serious, is that souls who are wonderful sooner or later will find a connection to something more regardless that preachers say they are doomed.
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posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 01:06 PM
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what utter bollox :

a demonstration of the utter vapidity of this " argument "

Q1 - why does lead have a greater density than iron at STP
A1 - god

Q2 - why is mamalian blood red ?
A2 - god

Q3 - why does the planet saturn have rings
A3 - god

Q4 - why do i have an unread U2U
A4 - GOD

i could go on - but you see the pattern



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 02:29 PM
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a reply to: ignorant_ape

What makes the Hottentot so hot? What puts the ape in apricot? What do they have that you ain't got?

God.



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 03:53 PM
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originally posted by: namelesss


Raise the dead...

Sorry sport, but no one who has been clinically dead has ever 'returned' to tell about it.
Even the NT says that it doesn't happen, and why.
Read it?






Literal and figurative language is a distinction within some fields of language analysis, in particular stylistics, rhetoric, and semantics.

Literal language uses words exactly according to their proper meanings or precise definitions.

Figurative (or non-literal) languageuses words deviating from their proper definitions in order to achieve a more complicated understanding or heightened effect.[1] Figurative language is often achieved by presenting words in order for them to be equated, compared, or associated with other normally unrelated words or meanings.


Dead in this sense is obviously figurative, as in 'Spiritually dead', or that one's philosophical understanding of the Universe and the course of your life is 'dead', as in 'immature or undeveloped', or even 'monotonously apathetic'.

By 'raising the dead' it was meant purely figuratively because of course anyone that can read this thread must be 'alive' in the sense of a living human being that can read websites, but what I inferred was 'educating the less experienced', or even 'taking the jaded/blasé/apathetic/cynical person and motivating and empowering them towards actions that would enrich their life'.

It could mean 'motivating the unmotivated', 'exciting the unexcited', 'inspiring the uninspired', etc etc.






posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 03:59 PM
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originally posted by: Bleeeeep
a reply to: muzzleflash

Hope, faith, and charity are the keys to success.

Success is becoming what God wants you to be.

Praise God in all things; want what God wants and you'll never be let down.


A police officer walked up to me today and...
gave me a candy cane and said 'have a merry christmas!'.

For real. Hahah
It was very cool!
And something like that sure gave me a lot of Hope for a better tomorrow.




posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 04:04 PM
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originally posted by: MrDesolate
a reply to: ignorant_ape

What makes the Hottentot so hot? What puts the ape in apricot? What do they have that you ain't got?

God.



Well, there isn't an ape in apricot.


1550s, abrecock, from Catalan abercoc, related to Portuguese albricoque, from Arabic al-birquq, through Byzantine Greek berikokkia from Latin (malum) praecoquum "early-ripening (fruit)" (see precocious). Form assimilated to French abricot.

Latin praecoquis early-ripe, can probably be attributed to the fact that the fruit was considered a variety of peach that ripened sooner than other peaches .... [Barnhart]


Ok so Precocious...

1640s, "developed before the usual time" (of plants), with -ous + Latin praecox (genitive praecocis) "maturing early," from prae "before" (see pre-) + coquere "to ripen," literally "to cook" (see cook (n.)). Originally of flowers or fruits. Figurative use, of persons, dates from 1670s.


So 'the early ripening' (fruit). The Arabic 'al-' is where it (the letter a-) got attached to the pricot (praecoquum).

But don't mind me, carry on...



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 04:07 PM
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originally posted by: ignorant_ape
a reply to: muzzleflash

what utter bollox :


I'll be back for you later, you definitely deserve my attention.
I shall address your concerns at length, and give you the spanking you seek from me deep down inside your subconscious. You and I both know it's going to be real fun.

Be patient, I gotta go transit and take care of a few errands.



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 05:09 PM
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I'm literally going through everything that you posted in the OP right now.

Lost my family, kids, had to drop out of college, no home and nothing to look forward to.
Some days I just can't convince myself to keep going. Some days a can at least fake a positive attitude, but still get nowhere.

But, reading your thread today gave me a TRUE positive feeling. For that, I thank you.

I'm glad that you were able to pick yourself back up and carry on. Otherwise I wouldn't have been able to see this today.



posted on Dec, 8 2016 @ 05:54 PM
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That's weird that you would tell me that story - like maybe it was meant to be interpersonal. I mean, God knows how I feel about publicans.

Maybe there really is hope for us all?



posted on Dec, 9 2016 @ 12:40 AM
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Thanks this type of thread is something you see on ATS everyday

Part of you post made me think of this song.
Christian Punk Band - Reliant K - Pressing On


Some lyrics highlights

"I think we're going somewhere.
We're on to something good here.
Out of mind, out of state.
Trying to keep my head on straight.
I think we're going somewhere.
We're on to something good here.
Adversity, we get around it.
Searched for joy, in you I found it.

I'm pressing on.
Pressing on, all my distress is going, going, gone. (pressing on, pressing on)
And I won't sit back, and take this anymore.
'Cause I'm done with that, I've got one foot out the door.
And to go back where I was would just be wrong
I'm pressing on

You look down on me, but you don't look down on me at all.
You smile and laugh, and I feel the love you have for me.
I think we're going somewhere.
We're on to something good here, and we're gonna make it after all."

Reliant K



posted on Dec, 9 2016 @ 01:29 AM
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Nice way of trying to inspire others



posted on Dec, 9 2016 @ 01:34 AM
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posted on Dec, 9 2016 @ 02:15 AM
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originally posted by: muzzleflash
Literal and figurative language is a distinction...

Thank you for the lesson...
There are many who read the bible literally.
Many who read it as metaphor...
I was pointing out the 'error' of the literal.
If the shoe fits, sort of thing.
Have a nice night. *__-




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