Re: [humanism-174] how would you reply?

From: sheri presloid
Sent on: Friday, November 2, 2012 2:46 PM
I lost my mom last year to cancer.  A coworker said to me, "You must be mad at God for putting your mom through all of that".

I replied, "I don't believe in a god and there is no one to blame.  This is how life is."


On Fri, Nov 2, 2012 at 2:44 PM, Chris K <[address removed]> wrote:
And now this:

"Communication is two way. Perhaps you are angry at God for taking away mom and dad from you?"


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On Nov 2, 2012, at 1:05 PM, Chris K <[address removed]> wrote:

My reply. 

I'm guessing in 44 years if he wanted to he would have. Especially during those times when I was going to church every Sunday for years.  Until he does I'm content to believe the things I have reason to believe.  


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On Nov 2, 2012, at 10:08 AM, sheri presloid <[address removed]> wrote:

Depending on how close you and your friend are and how you communicate, you can either reply with a smart ass jokey comment or be very serious.  Or, obviously, ignore it.

I don't know many people who "talk to god" and just say, "Hey!  Thanks for the great life!  I am so happy!  I have you to thank for it!  I am going to have a great day!"

Usually, they are praying (begging) for help for something.




On Thu, Nov 1, 2012 at 11:16 PM, Chris K <[address removed]> wrote:
Got this text from a friend of mine. We don't agree on a lot.  Sometimes I wonder why I bother.

"Ask God to show himself to you. Be open to the possibilities. For some reason, I needed to tell you this. That is all."

Out of the blue more or less.  Annoying.

Chris


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