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The Church -- a reflection -- part 3
by john k zimmerman
Sunday, April 10, 2005
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sometimes you wonder about your own sanity

i've been in this situation

i'm going to give this series a rest for a wweek or so

part 4 sex, sin, and moral theology
coming soon

going back to church

seeing a congregation worship
relating to an unseen presence
one that you do not sense
must seem strange

are they mad?
are they hypocrites?
maybe just detached form reality ---

they are neither
deluded nor mad

not necessarily
but scoundrels exist
in all realities

detached from reality?
from your reality
as you are from theirs

then you begin to question yourself

are you out to lunch?

but not necessarily

you are no more likely
to be so
then they are


the difference
those who believe and
those who donít

the level of perversity

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Reviewed by m j hollingshead 10/8/2005
i like both your thoughts and your poetry
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 4/11/2005

Man has mucked God's instructions and replaced them with his own--leaving out God entirely, in my opinion--the old, old message is forgotten--heartbreaking!

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.

OUTSTANDING, thought provoking series--thank you for speaking boldly!
Reviewed by L. Figgins 4/10/2005
The search for God, or truth, will always raise more questions that it answers if the quest is sincere. You are convicted in your heart one way or the other. No amount of ritual, good works, self-chastisement, pilgrimage or outward striving will make you any more spiritual. But study and contemplation have merit. Yes, being human, scoundrels exist in all realities...
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 4/10/2005
I think Eileen said it well!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/10/2005
That is good discernment, those with real tribulation will seek God and church more easily than those in comfort. However, I think the clergy and church doctrine make the message too cluttered and confused. The simple message God gave was that we simply believe and when we do, the rest will follow. When we accept Him , his spirit then begins to work in us, if we let it. Then church can continue with the teachings.

Reviewed by Elaine Carey 4/10/2005
Hmmm, interesting take
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