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  Being Normal
by Regis H. Schilken
Monday, March 14, 2011
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If my Intelligence is average
And my skin color is black,
My eye color—brown,
And my hair color: black,
... I am normal.

If my body type is muscular 
And my height is 5’11”,
My weight—256 pounds,
And my strength: powerful,
... I am normal.

If my national origin is African
And I am a Buddist,
My sex—male,
And I prefer Brussels sprouts,
... I am normal.

If I’m a medical doctor
And I like Hip-Hop music,
My health—excellent, 
And my sexual tendency: gay,
... I am normal.

Whoops!

Most people might accept the facts above,
But the last one might make some people pause.
Being male or female appears okay,
But doesn’t gayness go against natures laws?

Nature won’t make a being that’s wrong;
God 's laws are that precise.
Whatever he fashions must be exact
Our "God does not play dice." 

 


Regis Schilken Writes


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Reviewed by Karen Nivens 5/25/2011
You are definitely what I hope to be "A Normal" teacher! Thanks for reminding us of God's infinite wisdom.
Reviewed by Connie Faust 4/8/2011
Powerful writing! Someone made the statement recently (which has been said countless times) that homosexuals can't change. But I know of some who have. Just this week, I heard of a ministry that helps individuals wanting victory over homosexual attractions. It's called Exodus International and, of course, has a web site.
If that can't be located, typing Dennis Jernigen into the search bar should do it.
Connie
Reviewed by Pier Tyler 4/1/2011
Everything God made was good, then entered man's way of thinking. I enjoyed reading this poem. Wow! Simply stated: precise

Pier
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 3/28/2011
AAAAAAAA-men !!

Right, right down the line.

Love the creative approach you have taken. Love your
style!!

Keep the brussel sprouts, but the rest gets ya TEN STARS !!!

x:)x Phyllis x:)x

Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 3/21/2011
Your amazing ..I love how you write sweet man..excellent as always...sighhh...keep smiling OK...Hugsss
Reviewed by Chip Bergeron 3/19/2011
This is so true...God is not some passive agressive twerp who ,likes to play parlor games with people. That's whatb people make Him outnto be.

Chip Bergeron
Reviewed by Debby Rosenberg 3/15/2011
"Nature won't make a being that's wrong" love the wisdom Rege, and thanks for stopping by my pages too.
Reviewed by Chessly Nesci 3/15/2011
Excellent words of wisdom! We all should be loved for who we are not by the choices we make. Great poem! Take care, Chessly
Reviewed by Felix Perry 3/15/2011
An interesting and brave statement to make in this day and age...prejudices should have fallen by the way side.
fee
Reviewed by Paul Judges 3/15/2011
A well written poem, Regis
Reviewed by Gene Williamson 3/14/2011
Write on, Regis. As the man said, to thine own self be true.

-gene.
Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 3/14/2011
Well actually he does and they're loaded. That said, I could not agree with you more. It is our laws that are fouled up. Patrick

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