This week … Sheesh – so much hate running rampant across this planet. It’s sad and well, heart breaking. I don’t think I can ever truly understand why people choose to hate. Quite frankly, it takes more time to hate than it does to love or be tolerant of those you might not like or agree with in this world.
So, let me get two things off my chest first …
On Wednesday, the news reported that a division of the Presbyterian Church (USA) had issued a rabid, anti-Israel and anti-Jewish report. I was shocked, momentarily, until I remembered that the radical elements that had rooted themselves in the hierarchy of the PC (USA) was the reason that I left the Presbyterian Church in 2007.
By Thursday, the mainstream media had picked up the story and Israel, of course, was already standing firmly in defence of their state. And by midday, the people of the Presbyterian Church had become incredibly vocal in their denouncement of the report.
And although the leadership of the PC (USA) issued a statement that the committee was a ‘branch’ — they still had their anti-Israel information on their main site. Then, we began to hear how various Synods and Presbyteries began to firmly denounce the actions of the committee and leadership for sanctioning the report and the hate.
If the people find a way to usher the hate mongers out — then the PC (USA) might just be saved from the radical elements that tend to invade the more open reformed faiths. If they’re not able to push them out — then I’d expect there to be a major split in the PC (USA). So, long as the hate spurred by this radical element is smashed – that’s all that will matter in the end.
This picture sums up the entire situation in Arizona. I love how Republicans think they have a special relationship with God because they support hate. Apparently, their Bible was printed by Satan because – let’s face it — what they’re doing in the name of their god is HATE and well, the God most people recognise and believe in — was all about LOVE.
I say let them have their ignorant, silly little law. What needs to happen is every person living in Arizona who vehemently opposes this proposed law — stops spending their money at any business that proudly supports the law and any business that actually throws anyone out. When their cash flow dries up — let’s see how long they stand on their religious beliefs — and let’s be clear: religion and faith are NOT one in the same.
I think they should replace their little phrase “Welcome to the Grand Canyon State” with “Welcome to the Racist and Hate Mongering State” … and I’m done with this nonsense because it’s typical Republican trash. And quite frankly, I’m tired of so-called Christians using the names of God and Jesus to spew their hate and bigotry.
This song by Hillsong United sum up my ideas … Everyone needs compassion. A love that’s never failing. Let mercy fall on me. Everyone needs forgiveness. From the pretenders at Westboro Baptist Church to those who enact hatred into law — they need the exact opposite of what they’re dealing – love. In the end, love is ALL that really matters — and whether you chose to love instead of hate determines a great deal about you and your character.
And that’s all I have to say about all of that hate …
The rest of my week was simply awesome because the weather finally decided to stop freaking out between cold and warm … but the pollen – seriously, the pollen. I’ll be glad when I’m allowed to take my allergy shots again.
So, through the grapevine, I’ve heard a few tv shows have been axed – so far, only one I was watching got canned — The Carrie Diaries. At the start of the second season, I was really into the show and hopeful, but now … well, it started dragging. And dragging. And :::thump::: died three episodes from the end.
What it lacked, in the end, was speed and good writing – bottom line. It really had a chance at its inception and mid way through it’s second season; however, I think when it began to totter, they should have found a way to bring in some of the original writers of Sex and the City … it would have perhaps survived.
I was so intent with Sherlock being back on and now, I find out … they only filmed three episodes for the third season? REALLY? Not feeling this – at all. I will say the entire mini-season was epic and quite brilliant! For those who haven’t yet seen this season – I’m not a spoiler … so, you needn’t worry about getting any details. But seriously, BBC … don’t make any of us wait quite so long this time for the next season.
As of late, I’ve been receiving lots of emails regarding my posting of quotes as of late (it would be okay for you click the “like” for those posts and send email 😉 ) and so, I’ve decided I’ll share a few each time I scribble down my thoughts as well …