RedDog wrote:Hell has apparently frozen over. RedDog went to church today for maybe the first time since being married - when I may as well have been a nude muslim suicide bomber with a panting goat because I wasn't Catholic (talk about feeling like an outcast). Not entirely satisfactory but marvelous sermon seemed aimed at me and I received tremendous value from it. The rest of it was not my "style". In fact, some of it scared me..
No need to be scared- The Guy in the Sky
( or the First Cause if you want to get all philosophical about it- I like to think of Him as "Jesus Jumping in a sidecar and riding away from you..." Yes, I'm an irreverent & sarcastic son of a bitch.. )
comes to you in His own sweet time.
Helen the atheist was a very honorable and moral woman. Despite her flaws.
Emily the charismatic ( Yep, hand in the air, reaching up to God, rainbow shirt, faith like a little child ) was one, too.
Neither one was perfect but both of them had a little sliver of God His Own Rude Self inside them-- sometimes you had to look real hard to see it, but it was there.
He's where you find Him. Enjoy your journey...