Sometimes you just have to do what you have to do.
This is one of those times.
Sacrifice is not just a religious term after all.
Let's just say I love my children more than anything
I do appreciate that some of you truly will miss me.
So many times I have wondered if I post only...
Within the next two weeks I will be asking the moderators to close my account here at RF.
I am entering into the turbulent stages of a total life overhaul,
which requires that I let many things go,
and let go of many things.
RF being one of them.
My time here on the whole has been good.
Because of course the 'recipient' couldn't possibly have been cultivating, watering, tending, pruning, dusting.... etc.... in the proper way. :rolleyes:
Sorry. You lose too.
It's the way of the self serving presumption, I suspect.
I personally find "As Iffing" to be a FAR better choice than 'believing'.
It's kind of like hope in action,
and doesn't end in disolusionment and breakdown
like belief does
when everything falls apart.
You always knew your "As If" was a stance.
Best to take the stance of a 'Warrior'!
I see that people (choose to) believe (in) all kinds of things for the sake of comfort.
*the economy will get better.
*the economy will get better when... (fill in the blank)
*I will find work in my field after college and make a good living.
*I will be happy when.... ___________
I'm quite sure he'd manage to get banned from every christian forum on the net
in less than 6 months.
Who knows. He might (let them) do it just for ***** and giggles. ;)
Besides that, he might actually survive RF.
As long as he didn't proseltize.
Or post in the Satanism DIR. :p
What if 'Him' signifies 'The Way' of Christhood (at large)
and, as such, 'believe' means believing in the... power... of that Way (or Life-or Way of Life)
(ie., that Christhood is attainable by anyone, and can be lived out by anyone)
as opposed to 'believing in' the existance of a one and only...