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My Chat With Jesus
by Felix LeRoy Perry
Sunday, April 30, 2006
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This is not meant to be a strike at all churchs or people who worship in churches only as a view of my own personal feelings and my dislike of the hyprocrits in our society who preach one thing and practise another...If I offend anyone I will apologize in advance...

 


I took a walk along a quiet street


On a quiet  Sunday morning late in spring


I walked by that castle of glass and stone


Saw all the fancy cars parked outside


You know though I never felt alone


 


Inside I thought I heard a choir sing


Paused for a minute there outside


I wondered how many hypocrites


Held their heads up high with pride


 


I once believed with total blind faith


That the church could do no wrong


Until first hand I had  a real life vision


Knew that place was not where I belong


 


Instead I chose to chat with Jesus in my own style


With my faith stored within my imperfect private soul


I left the church but not the sight of my God


Now I try to walk with him and share his only goal


 


I discovered faith was a whole lot more


Then words written in a leather book of rules


Found that out from my friend, God’s son, Jesus


Learned I need not suffer untrue pious fools.


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 



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Reviewed by John Domino 2/28/2009
Peace be with you.
I agree with this "Just because you walk into a garage it does not mean that you are a car." Too many so called Christians go to church and are not really Christians. Still, there are a chosen few that are givers to the poor and needy. We need to humble ourselves, help our brothers and sisters and not be so greedy.

Amen
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 4/16/2007
I have always said you don't have to got ot church to believe and we all find our own way of conecting with Jesus, and yes Felix I have seen the many hyprocrits that enter through the doors,
You've made this fully understandable. Thank you,
Love your Cuz, Rose XOXO
Reviewed by karen beecher (Reader) 5/1/2006
I can understand what you are saying, but if we only talk to God and Jesus and not suppost the church, then eventually people will not have churches and the word will not be spread. I can only imagine what the world would be like without God in it with us. I won't try to convince you that you are wrong in your feelings, and it is good that you pray, or talk to Jesus, but there is more than that. We all need to share the joy of Christ with the world. Karen
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 5/1/2006
I know what you are saying!!

Thanks for sharing!!

Lovew Tinka
Reviewed by jude forese 4/30/2006
you speak of the false church wisely ... we are our own temples ...
Reviewed by Suzie Palmer 4/30/2006
Yes, yes Dear Felix! Couldn't agree more!
"...total blind faith... " is the way of old days!
Thank God we're finally questioning, examining and addressing our individual soul experience... -- The realization from which brings unity to our essential oneness as humans! Love is the result!
Love it!
Love, Suzie :-D
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/30/2006
I know that of which you express, Felix. Thank you. Love and peace to you,

Regis
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher 4/30/2006
A powerful and honest write, Felix. So much truth here, wonderful penned.
Love, Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Pamela garner 4/30/2006
i was attended a church that i truely loved but one day it come to light that I was amongest hypocrites. On Sunday they were telling me not to do something that on Monday they were doing. I walked away for that church and found my faith on my own. This has made my life happier. bless you for this write.Pamela
Reviewed by June Thompson 4/30/2006
As I struggle to find my place, I can say I truly relate to this one and appreciate its honesty coming from you
Reviewed by Chrissy McVay 4/30/2006
I believe there is a difference between 'religion' and 'spirituality'. As my bumper sticker says, "God needs more spiritual fruit, not religious nuts!"...
Reviewed by Susan de Vegter 4/30/2006
You have many others here who share your relationship with God. The temple most hloy is your body Fee and God hears you where ever you choose to worship...at least this is what I believe too although I attend church regularly.
Susan
Reviewed by Alexandra* OneLight*® Authors & Creations 4/30/2006
My dearest, gentle friend, allow me to share my thoughts through a quote:
“(…) you know, sometimes there will be a man, a very righteous, very virtuous, very austere man, a Cato who has never abided by anything but his duty and the law… And yet, nobody likes him, nobody reaches out for him. Why? Because he has never given, never forgiven, never cherished, and never assisted. Then, right beside him, there will be another man – flippant, careless, with flaws, with guilt, a man who may even have forgotten his duty or may even have broken the law… but then, he is loving, generous, devoted, supportive, always has a kind word, a gentle touch; and thus, everybody loves him, and I wonder, may God forgive me, if God himself does not prefer him too…” – José Maria Eça de Queirós, in his novel “The Illustrious House of Ramires”
You are loving, generous, devoted, supportive, always have a kind word, a gentle touch. You are a good man… and I know that God – the Essence that feels the Essence beyond the apparent Substance- knows that. {{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{many hugs}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}}
With all Love&Light*
Alexandra*
Reviewed by J M 4/30/2006
This is powerful and wonderful I feel the walk and talk with Jesus is a persoanl one from within so not offended :) Thanks for this one Felix.

Joselyn
Reviewed by E T Waldron 4/30/2006
I agree, but we all find our way in His time,and make many mistakes along the way. I'm happy for you!
Reviewed by Gordon Rosenberg (Reader) 4/30/2006
we agree
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