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Oh yeah! In my belief - - I consider every thought an action. Try that. I am Atheist - - but I also believe energy creates and that thought is creative energy. Creative Energy becomes part of the energy Matrix (for lack of a better term). Responsibility of thought.
Originally posted by gabby2011
Oh So are you trying to tell us.. that you have taken full responsibility for all your thoughts.. all the energy you have put out there with your thoughts?
Your thoughts have been nothing but positive creative energy for the matrix?
Looks like we all fall short of the perfection we try and attain...even atheists.
Are you not guilty of the same thing you accuse this man of doing, by coming here to a public forum, where he is not able to defend himself?
Is not what you call him also applicable to yourself, since you are doing what you are accusing him of doing?
What is this man mentoring the other man in? What kind of "authority" position is this man in?
If the guy is focusing on the negative, that is one thing. But, if he is just telling it like it is and what it is is somewhat crude and embarrassing, then its up to you to let people know you can't handle it.
I'm responding only because you were specifically asking people to, not because I have anything useful to say. All I have are questions. Some of the questions have already been asked.
A new person in any field can use a mentor. Is this a welding mentor? A fitness mentor? A spiritual mentor?
Do you know the person he was talking about? Did he have some reason for believing you would keep the converstaion confidential?
Do you think that "his crying is too extreme" meant the guy actually shed tears, or as is more likely, that he would just complain?
"Talks that filthy behind someone's back?" I don't see it as "that filthy." He was talking about a guy that had weighed well over 300 pounds. I think a plausible argument could be made for the proposition that he was commenting on how remarkable the change was.
Will you judge him, now, for what you see as a failing? Do you want us to support you in your anger? Are you unsure about what Christianity calls for in this situation?
I'm sorry, I don't understand. I wish I could have been a help.
We should all spend a lot more time judging ourselves against whatever ideal we see as appropriate, and not concern ourselves so much with what other people are doing.
Originally posted by charles1952
reply to post by akushla99
I have no idea whether I'm a good Christian, I'm pretty sure I'm not, but I have two quick thoughts on Judgment.
1) There will be a judgment for you that will determine your eternal destiny.
2) God does the judging, not me or anyone else.
Originally posted by silo13
I’ll tell you my opinion after a few of your opinions come in. No, I won't I'll tell you now.
Originally posted by brokedown
The rejection of Christianity happens when people do not understand that the religion and the path are two very different things, when weakness and failure is recognized in those that have set themselves up as the leaders of the faith, disillusionment occurs.