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posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 10:17 AM
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Return to peace, and be comfortable with yourself,

Return to love and know that its arms are open.

Repentance does not have to be painful or shameful. Openness with God is a bond of trust, where you do not have to be fearful of death, but aware of love. It is love even to open yourself to God, as it shows good intent.

A father is quick to respond to the cry of his child, and if you think that God is any different then you should reject your belief of who God is, for the awareness of reality.

God is the Source of Life, and in us we may have the distinct feeling that something is decaying. That is the thickening of the veil between our soul and its Source.

Remember from where you came. You are not your thoughts, you are not your beliefs, and you are not your goal.

You are a child, who may have wandered away from the Father.
Do not be afraid to return to Him,
Out of love He has sent His Son to find you,
and show you the way back to Him.




posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 10:50 AM
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Very nice words,good to see not everyone on this website is an empty shoebox filled with hate



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 11:18 AM
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I LOVE this! You, sir/madam, are awesome.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 11:23 AM
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Very nice words,good to see not everyone on this website is an empty shoebox filled with hate


How can a shoebox be both empty and full?

Positive proof of the logic you can expect from this sort of crowd...



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 11:40 AM
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Awesome is a word we should reserve to use only for God, but thank you.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 11:42 AM
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"Positive proof of the logic you can expect from this sort of crowd..."

Buddha said that the reason people suffer is from judging.

From judging others, not viewing them as equals and in turn judging ourselves.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 11:53 AM
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Awesome is a word we should reserve to use only for God, but thank you.


Your self-deprecating supplication to an imaginary deity that will only accept you if you sacrifice your self-esteem in his name is absolutely depressing to degrees I am loathe to acknowledge for fear in drowning in a sea of pity for your plight.

In other words, you're so whipped you probably voted for Obama.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:02 PM
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I will not argue with you, nor your opinion. But I will state that you do not see the One Infinite God correctly.

Humility is like knowing that you are only a single particle in the infinite ocean of life.

EDIT:

Also, I do not depreciate myself, as I accept myself. But I would rather depreciate myself, than judge and depreciate anyone else. Many actually esteem themselves higher than others to justify their opinions and thoughts.
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posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:12 PM
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Self esteem is harmful when we esteem ourselves to be better than anyone else.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:14 PM
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Self esteem is harmful when we esteem ourselves to be better than anyone else.


That should apply to any existing deities as well, because to look at the world right now, they obviously screwed up somewhere.


Also, I do not depreciate myself, as I accept myself. But I would rather depreciate myself, than judge and depreciate anyone else. Many actually esteem themselves higher than others to justify their opinions and thoughts.


You accept yourself, all your strengths and weaknesses, and love who you are in absolute totality, but you worship a being who can tolerate nothing but utmost perfection?

That makes perfect sense.
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posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:17 PM
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That is your own opinion, that the world is screwed up.

In reality, death and life are equal. Out of death comes life.

Perfection is in everything a human may see as a flaw.
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posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:20 PM
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The bright way seems dim.
The forward way seems backward.
The level way seems bumpy.
Superior integrity seems like a valley.
The greatest whiteness seems grimy.
Ample integrity seems insufficient.
Robust integrity seems apathetic.
Plain truth seems sullied.

--Tao Te Ching



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:23 PM
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When the superior man hears the Way,
he is scarcely able to put it into practice.
When the middling man hears the Way,
he appears now to preserve it, now to lose it.
When the inferior man hears the Way,
he laughs at it loudly.
If he did not laugh,
it would not be fit to be the Way.

This is also from the Tao and is appropriate.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:27 PM
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After infinity , I am of the same opinion as you, I am an atheist but, this is a forum of religion and faith , people come here to read topics on religion and faith, and in all honesty I enjoyed the OP, it was very beautifull and well written , I wish ALL people of religion felt the way the OP feels, the world would be in a far better place.

I have nothing against any religion as long as the teachings do not harm other people, but obviously there are religions or should I say different sections of religions that I do not agree with.

This topic is not a debate on if religion or god is real.


Be safe people



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 12:41 PM
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Your cynicism brings some negative energy to this discussion, providing a nice harmonic balance. You're awesome too



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 01:44 PM
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Originally posted by AfterInfinity
reply to post by Onewhoknowsjesus
 



Very nice words,good to see not everyone on this website is an empty shoebox filled with hate


How can a shoebox be both empty and full?

Positive proof of the logic you can expect from this sort of crowd...


You can't fill a full shoebox full of hate now can ya?



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 01:45 PM
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I think I love conviction more than repentance.

To me repentance is a secondary consequence.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 01:47 PM
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I think I love conviction more than repentance.


Conviction of what?



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 01:49 PM
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Conviction often gives the idea that God has no mercy.

I imagine that if I loved conviction more that the benign love of God I would commit sin more often.

Why would God need to accuse me of what I admit to Him? Sincerity is the first purification.



posted on Mar, 27 2013 @ 01:49 PM
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Your cynicism brings some negative energy to this discussion, providing a nice harmonic balance. You're awesome too


I bring realism to a fantasy thread. I believe we now have what some might call a schizophrenic discussion of delusional phenomena.

Cynicism is for pessimists. Realism is for the realists. You choose to succor your emotional state rather than stimulate your intellectual state. If self-degradation and eternal shame for being a flawed creature brings you fulfillment, I pity you.






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