So what could be the difference? What does it matter what we call them?
I was sent a link to this story on Facebook and as I read through it I thought, how perfectly stated and how obviously there was a need to repost…. seeing how 455,084 people found it important enough of a message to share in just a few days.
The PROBLEM is… the posting on Facebook took an old interview with Ben Stein and twisted its content and purpose to falsely accuse the President and Mrs. Obama of changing the White House Christmas Trees to Holiday Trees. This is simply NOT the case.
by: Ben Stein
Then Dr. Benjamin Spock said we shouldn’t spank our children when they misbehave, because their little personalities would be warped and we might damage their self-esteem (Dr. Spock’s son committed suicide). We said an expert should know what he’s talking about. And we said okay.
Now we’re asking ourselves why our children have no conscience, why they don’t know right from wrong, and why it doesn’t bother them to kill strangers, their classmates, and themselves.
Probably, if we think about it long and hard enough, we can figure it out. I think it has a great deal to do with ‘WE REAP WHAT WE SOW.’
Funny how simple it is for people to trash God and then wonder why the world’s going to hell. Funny how we believe what the newspapers say, but question what the Bible says. Funny how you can send ‘jokes’ through e-mail and they spread like wildfire, but when you start sending messages regarding the Lord, people think twice about sharing. Funny how lewd, crude, vulgar and obscene articles pass freely through cyberspace, but public discussion of God is suppressed in the school and workplace.
Are you laughing yet?
Funny how when you forward this message, you will not send it to many on your address list because you’re not sure what they believe, or what they will think of you for sending it.
Funny how we can be more worried about what other people think of us than what God thinks of us.
Pass it on if you think it has merit.
If not, then just discard it…. no one will know you did. But if you discard this thought process, don’t sit back and complain about what bad shape the world is in.
My Best Regards, Honestly and respectfully,
COMMENT: I myself believe so much in the spirit of Christmas and the unity it brings to all, whether Christian, Jew or those that have elected not to be a believer. During the Christmas holiday we certainly see a big increase in giving and sharing of our lives, love and resources with others. It is too bad this feeling that fills us during November and December does not stay with us during the months ahead, and it is too bad that so many people driven to negative political ends find it necessary to add fuel to the already heated debate over the policies of the current administration in the White House. Let’s stop the madness and stop the misinformation being circulated through social media. Respectfully, Wayne Warrington