Wonderful

She hates herself because she’s devalued from the moment she comes into the world due to the color of her skin.  She sees things the way man see things.  Yet, the way man sees is not the way God sees.  The Creator values all of his handiwork. They are wonderful. We marvel at the industriousness of the ant and enraptured by the playful maneuvering of the hummingbird.  There is respect and fear at the power and majesty of the Lion.  What about the sustaining earth which brings forth food for our bodies?  Yet, we are so inept as to devalue the most incredible of all of God’s creations, another human being. …
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Oiesis: The Deception

“When you are told from childhood that you are expected and commanded to behave in a way that will be acceptable only if you do it voluntarily... you remain permanently mixed-up. That, if anything, is permanent brain damage...” - Alan Watts I knew I would need to take a good, long and honest look at myself. Others had defined me to that point. I had assumed a role put upon me by someone else–by my parents and by the Jehovah's Witness community. They had told me who I was to be.  I had allowed this as it was the only way I knew. That is how life must be. Now, that role was…
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Wonderful

She hates herself because she’s devalued from the moment she comes into the world due to the color of her skin.  She sees things the way man see things.  Yet, the way man sees is not the way God sees.  The Creator values all of his handiwork. They are wonderful. We marvel at the industriousness of the ant and enraptured by the playful maneuvering of the hummingbird.  There is respect and fear at the power and majesty of the Lion.  What about the sustaining earth which brings forth food for our bodies?  Yet, we are so inept as to devalue the most incredible of all of God’s creations, another human being. …
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Oiesis: The Deception

“When you are told from childhood that you are expected and commanded to behave in a way that will be acceptable only if you do it voluntarily... you remain permanently mixed-up. That, if anything, is permanent brain damage...” - Alan Watts I knew I would need to take a good, long and honest look at myself. Others had defined me to that point. I had assumed a role put upon me by someone else–by my parents and by the Jehovah's Witness community. They had told me who I was to be.  I had allowed this as it was the only way I knew. That is how life must be. Now, that role was…
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