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Books
· Magdalene Chronicles in KINDLE

· How to get revenge on your EX and what you should know before marrying the

· Aunt Sugar's Guide to the Tea Party Movement for the Conservatively Challen

· FAR MEMORY: On the Trail of the Grail; Book 2 of The Magdalene Chronicles

· The Followers of the Magdalene Book One of The Magdalene Chronicles series


Short Stories
· OPCA; a Death Sentence

· Longing Beach

· Christmas Crime

· Roberta and the Magic Wheelchair

· Ms Mousey the Guard Cat

· Job is alive and still being tested Part One

· The Most Amazing Woman I Have Ever Known


Articles
· Opening a Writer's Retreat

· 2012 into the future

· Gambling on Ornaments

· I Love Beach Music

· Cats are Smarter than you Know.

· Confessions of a Porphyria Patient

· The Right to Death With Dignity

· Can I Do-It-Myself?

· Ulcerative Colitis; the hidden disease

· Who Do I Tell??


Poetry
· Ode to a Nose in Spring

· Being Neighborly

· an ode to a silly woman

· Time

· A gift from God

· looking back

· Age

         More poetry...
News
· Writer's Retreat N.C. Coastal island

· Now in Kindle versions; Magdalene series

· Writer's retreat apartment for rent

· Newest Book on the Tea Party Movement

· Atlantis Rising Magazine and The Magdalene Chronicles

· Available Oct 1 SuzenWuerth.com

· Published: On the Trail of the Grail #2 The Magdalene Chronicles

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Embarrassed to be Baptist
4/6/2010 1:15:46 PM
regarding the Baptist Church that defiled a veteran's funeral
I am embarrassed to say I was raised as a Baptist; s Southern Baptist, at that. Yes, I know, Dr. Graham, I was taught better than that. I agree. But obviously the words of the Bible have lost their interpretation if people can say they represent a Baptist Church and that the church agrees and upholds their picketing of the funeral of a fallen soldier. Isn't it bad enough that the parents and family and friends have to suffer from the loss of a boy who voluntarily gave his life for his country? Is it too much to expect respect instead of humiliation at his last moments on earth? Standing there waving their signs saying that God hates a man who fought for his country does not promote Christian or Baptist values. The people who are doing this are neither one. There is nothing vaguely religious or spiritual in the meanings of those signs or the snarky comments made by the people holding them. It is an opinion of text whether or not God and Jesus approved or disapproved of homosexuality. Personally, I have never met a soul who has met either of them and gotten a first hand opinion. I DO know that they are a disgrace to any group of people who purport to be a church of any kind...unless it's the Church of Satan. Hatred has no place in Christianity. Religion was my college major and I have been enrolled in seminary for the past 2 years trying to broaden my degree and understanding. I have never found one reference in the Bible to picketing a fallen soldier's funeral. In the first place, if the objection is to some life style of the soldier it is a little late to be bringing it up. He is no longer among the living (in case they didn't notice). The only people being hurt by the picketing and signs and cat calls are the family, friends and relatives who have been left behind. That is just plain cruel. Isn't it enough to have to lose a child? Do you have to try to denigrate that soul that has passed into the eternal world? The one that aggravated me most was the "GOD hates you" sign. I was taught that God is love. Christianity is love. Jesus imbodies love. There is no need for hate. That is the message. Love your neighbor...but it sure is hard to bless them that curse you when they are doing it at your son's funeral.

My heart goes out to the parents. I wish they could have avoided this pain on top of the pain they must already suffer. Please know that people everywhere are on YOUR side; your son's side. These so-called Baptists don't mean anything. They are only showing their ignorance and reinforcing snide remarks made by the non-religious who call all relgious people "idiots"; these people fit their category. If they asked WWJD, they obviously forgot to listen to what HE answered.



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More Blogs by Pinckney D Rivers
• Blogging for 2011 - Wednesday, March 02, 2011
• 2011 Already? - Sunday, January 02, 2011
• Keeping Up Appearances - Saturday, October 23, 2010
• Guru Yourself! - Monday, October 18, 2010
• So who hired me anyway? - Tuesday, September 28, 2010
• And I Wanted to be a Writer! - Friday, September 17, 2010
• Costa Rica Looks Good to Me - Friday, August 27, 2010
• starting K5 - Wednesday, August 18, 2010
• My Grandson and Me - Saturday, July 10, 2010
• Patriotic Services - Sunday, July 04, 2010
• Lights, camera, action; cue the President. - Tuesday, June 15, 2010
• Whew! what a job! - Friday, May 28, 2010
• Happy Mother's Day - Sunday, May 09, 2010
• Too much for the week. - Saturday, May 01, 2010
• Freelancing is not freeloading - Thursday, April 15, 2010
• Blog, Blog, Blog Blah!! - Wednesday, April 14, 2010
•  Embarrassed to be Baptist - Tuesday, April 06, 2010  
• I am an American and I ain't takin'it no more! - Tuesday, March 23, 2010
• I am an AMERICAN! - Monday, March 22, 2010
• Being Liberally Challenged - Monday, March 01, 2010
• children say the funniest things - Monday, January 04, 2010
• The Magdalene Chronicles based in fact???? - Wednesday, November 04, 2009
• Book two of a series is the hardest to write - Saturday, September 26, 2009
• On the Trail of the Grail - Friday, September 18, 2009
• Far Memory; On the Trail of the Grail - Sunday, August 16, 2009
• Flag Your Friends and Turn 'Em In REDUX - Wednesday, August 12, 2009
• Book Two is in Production; FINALLY! - Friday, August 07, 2009
• The care and feeding of the second book in a series - Friday, May 22, 2009
• Boy! What a Ride! - Saturday, April 25, 2009
• Writing what you know. - Tuesday, April 21, 2009
• Mary Magdalene from whence comes the story - Friday, March 27, 2009
• Oh Sure! Let's Just Keep on Keepin' on - Wednesday, February 18, 2009
• Way Back Machine comes true - Sunday, February 01, 2009
• Controversial Subjects get a lot of Attention - Monday, January 19, 2009
• Dreams can tell you something - Saturday, December 06, 2008
• Were The Gospels Faked? Oh, come on! - Sunday, July 27, 2008
• goings on in the Magdalene Chronicles - Wednesday, July 16, 2008
• royalites are welcome any time any where - Tuesday, July 01, 2008
• Far Memory; What is it? - Monday, April 07, 2008
• Living With Dying Aint for the Faint of Heart - Friday, February 29, 2008
• NEVER give up on your book! - Friday, November 09, 2007
• The Magdalene Chronicles - Saturday, October 27, 2007
• Mormons? What are they all about? - Tuesday, September 25, 2007
• M.Magdalene has descendants in US - Tuesday, September 04, 2007
• Inviting trouble through your writing - Friday, August 31, 2007
• What was he world like BEFORE Jesus? - Sunday, June 17, 2007
• The Magdalene Chronicles: Far Memory book 2 - Sunday, June 17, 2007
• Getting the word out! - Saturday, June 16, 2007
• promotional tours scare the HELL outta me! - Thursday, June 14, 2007
• Ever Wonder? - Wednesday, June 13, 2007
• why would I write this story. - Tuesday, June 12, 2007
• Selling books is work! - Friday, June 08, 2007
• I have it in my hands - Friday, April 20, 2007
• Magdalene Chronicles at BEA - Thursday, March 29, 2007
• The Magdalene Chronicles: birth of a series - Thursday, March 15, 2007


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