I am reposting this as it says it better than I could. Religion should be between a person and his maker. Life a good life, treat others like you want to be treated, and take care of those who are less fortunate than you. Your works speaks move volume than all the words in language.

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thinking deeply

By Kenneth Justice

~ A while back at coffee I met with an atheist who had grown up the son of a Preacher. His father was a hardcore fundamentalist preacher who believed very emphatically that eternal life came down to the Baptist “Jesus way or the hell-way”,

Kenneth, one of the first times that I really began to question what my father was teaching us is the time that one of our parishioners was over the house and my dad grabbed him by the collar and threw him against the wall” he said.

Apparently, the parishioner was having an affair and the Preacher/father decided the best way to get the guy to quit cheating on his wife was to intimidate him by throwing him up against the wall and yelling at him that he was headed to hell unless he stopped screwing around, “Kenneth it…

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