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Thu Oct 8, 2015, 12:57 PM

"Not a sermon - just a thought" is a crock. of. shit.

Do you have something similar on broadcast radio in your area?

Here in the Washington, DC metro area, the pastor of McLean Bible Church (I think) comes on with a concentrated altar call. The latest, just heard, included this line: "You know, it seems to me that the only way to not be afraid to live is to not be afraid to die." (best I can remember)

Then the pitch: the only way to be not afraid to die is "through Christ." WTF is this "through" business? There's a local carpet business here in Southern Maryland whose motto, printed on its trucks, is "Serving Jesus Christ Through Carpeting."

Not a sermon. Just a thought.

PS I'm an atheist but am not anti-Christian, or even anti-religion. I respect your right to worship.

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Reply "Not a sermon - just a thought" is a crock. of. shit. (Original post)
Bertha Venation Oct 2015 OP
Xyzse Oct 2015 #1
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Xyzse Oct 2015 #5

Response to Bertha Venation (Original post)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 01:04 PM

1. Yes... Each time I want to drop kick something.

Unfortunately, each time I listen to the radio, it is usually while driving to work or some place else.

I can NOT DROP KICK anything while driving for fear of some sort of collision.

So sadly, I suck it up, and change the station for a quick second.

Unfortunately once more, when I do, I end up hearing something from Selena, Bieber, or maybe even Bad Blood from TSwift... I don't know what's worse.

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Response to Xyzse (Reply #1)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 01:13 PM

2. Drop kick! That's a great idea!

But I think Mrs. V. would be sad if I drop kicked her new receiver.

"Bad Blood" - please tell me she didn't record Neil Sedaka's song. That's one of the worst songs ever written.

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Response to Bertha Venation (Reply #2)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 01:16 PM

3. Ummm, it's worse.

It sounds so childish.
Though my niece loves it, so I learned it for her in the ukulele.

That is Uncle love right there.

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Response to Xyzse (Reply #3)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 01:22 PM

4. You are an awesome uncle.

She'll remember you for all her life. Even if she grows to regret loving that song.

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Response to Bertha Venation (Reply #4)

Thu Oct 8, 2015, 01:39 PM

5. Well, I am the only one she climbs on...

She loves perching on my shoulder.

I dread the day that she would be too heavy for me to do that for.

Since I was a youngin once too, I know that I regret nothing when liking something, so perhaps she won't as well. That is ok.

Though getting back to that Not a Sermon thing...
Drop kicking is not the best idea, but it is fun to think about.

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