A Letter To Christians In Indiana, From Jesus

Really loved reading this. It speaks to how I am feeling about Christianity at the moment. How did we as a “religion” stray so far from his path?

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Dear Christians In Indiana (and those elsewhere, who might read this),

I’ve seen what’s been going on there lately. Actually, I’ve been watching you all along and I really need to let you know something, just in case you misunderstand:

This isn’t what I had planned.

This wasn’t the Church I set the table for.

It wasn’t the dream I had for you, when I spoke in those parables about the Kingdom; about my Kingdom.

It was all supposed to be so very different.

It was supposed to be a pervasive, beautiful, relentless “yeast in the dough” that permeated the planet; an unstoppable virus of compassion and mercy spread person-to-person, not needing government or law or force.

It was supposed to be that smallest, seemingly most insignificant of seeds, exploding steadily and gloriously with the realized potential of my sacred presence, becoming a place of safety and shelter for all people.

It was supposed to be something…

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Positivity blues

I thought this would be a nice poem to start off my new phase of blogging. States how I am feeling going into this now. AB is a great photographer and I love his poems.

Perspectives on Life, the Universe and Everything

Enough gloomy thoughts
Mind’s insane wrought
Let’s look at the sunshine
Clear blue skies
Contentment highs
Love pure sighs
pessimism dies
Smiles soar, fly
Soul feels at peace
Negativity release
bickering cease
Life’s new lease
Happiness keys
were left on the road
to be picked up
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