Comment: Celestial Spring makes terrestrial work abundant here

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Celestial Spring makes terrestrial work abundant here

So that much, I celebrate mostly, but not only :)

When I comment on my reasons to distance myself from some folk's notions and time-honor traditions, I'm only trying to help others to consider a differing perspective. When faith in the record of scripture points me in a different course than what others expect of me, I try to be persuasive enough so that they might have a good reason to want to see things similarly. Christmas and Easter both have baggage from Rome that I'd rather not carry, but I understand why they have their charms for lots of folks, so I differ as respectfully as I can.

You describe yourself as, "being something of"..."a somewhat esoteric view", so you shouldn't have too hard a time figuring that my views try to present a simple, biblical world-view, without traditional or denominational theories shutting it down, or filtering out.

It would be nice to find a warm place in the sun, with a quiet stream flowing nearby, and enjoy some yerba mate', as is common among folks in South America. (It gives a tasty lift, with a broad array of good stuff in it; even more than green tea!) Then we could savor our conversation better stimulated than as much coffee would. We needn't come to blows; just some fun wrestling pins :)

http://www.matefactor.com/yerba-mate-tradition-and-history.html

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass