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If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« on: July 20, 2009, 11:32:40 PM »
I'd like to hear some opinions...

Of course for me, I'd choose something that will benefit me in the afterlife, but I'm still not sure. One of the fruits/gifts of the Holy Spirit probably...

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #1 on: July 21, 2009, 12:28:56 AM »
Peace of mind, peace of heart, peace of soul.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #2 on: July 21, 2009, 01:35:13 AM »
I'm with LBK. :)

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #3 on: July 21, 2009, 01:46:48 AM »
Boundless knowledge.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #4 on: July 21, 2009, 03:20:39 AM »
Boundless knowledge.

Here's some fruit from the Tree. ;)
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #5 on: July 21, 2009, 03:51:21 AM »
Boundless knowledge.

Here's some fruit from the Tree. ;)

:laugh:  Guess I will have to wait until I can become a cyborg then for my boundless knowledge.  :P
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #6 on: July 21, 2009, 04:03:24 AM »
Well... Solomon asked for wisdom, and God granted him this wish and gave him many material blessings as well. So I guess I would be a fool not to ask for wisdom.

But the 3 things I pray for constantly are Repentance, Humility, and Perseverance. I reason that as long as I have a repentant heart, a humble spirit, and a persevering attitude then I will always be growing and developing spiritually. I guess I pray for these things so often because I feel like I don't even come close to possessing them. Perhaps I never will.

Good question!

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #7 on: July 21, 2009, 04:13:17 AM »
I think that my answer would change based upon when you ask me. Today I would desire the ability to know what it is that he wants us (my family and I) to do next specifically. Currently we are on the cusp of making some pretty big life altering decisions and it would be nice to know what the right path to take is. Then I would desire that my husband not have to return on deployment. And lastly I would want to be the wife, woman and mother that my husband and children need me to be. Not because I want to be seen as perfect, but because I think that my family could always deserve better than what I am currently doing. No one is perfect and we aren't meant to be perfect. But I want to be worthy of the wonderful gift of a family I have been granted.

And financial security would always be nice ;D
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #8 on: July 21, 2009, 04:23:14 AM »
Boundless knowledge.

Here's some fruit from the Tree. ;)

:laugh:  Guess I will have to wait until I can become a cyborg then for my boundless knowledge.  :P

Oh, I'm sure you'll love becoming a cyborg! I mean, just look at Karl Ruprecht Kroenen from Hellboy! See that "I'm too sexy for this suit" pose? :laugh:

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #9 on: July 21, 2009, 04:38:10 AM »
He always seemed too steam-punk for me.  :P

I like the Cybermen from Doctor Who more.  ;D

But I stand by it, boundless knowledge would be my number one.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #10 on: July 21, 2009, 06:49:48 PM »
My three wishes:
Suggest good wishes for me Lord; you see farther than I.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #11 on: July 21, 2009, 07:01:39 PM »
To be 18, young, and pretty enough to be allowed to marry and have a family.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #12 on: July 21, 2009, 07:46:55 PM »
Since we are dreaming....

That I skipped marrying the ex-wife (or meeting her for that matter), but keep the two sons.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #13 on: July 21, 2009, 08:02:41 PM »
1) Restoration of paradise

2) Living in God's presence, forgiven and joyus for eternity

3) A tree that grows and endless supply of sausage, pepperoni and meatball pizza and beer that won't make you fat

 
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #14 on: July 23, 2009, 12:47:35 AM »
To be 18, young, and pretty enough to be allowed to marry and have a family.

I've seen your pic, Rosehip! You ARE pretty, especially inside, after reading many of your past posts. (hugs her) I hope you find someone who sees the Christ in you! :-*

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #15 on: July 23, 2009, 02:10:22 AM »
1. To be the person my dog thinks I am.
2. Leeds United win the Treble.
3. I find the Mystery Girl.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #16 on: July 23, 2009, 06:36:42 AM »
#1. Wisdom (I know, Solomon already did that one . . . but, hey, I'm a fan.)

#2. A train-load of gold (purely for philanthropy, of course  ;))

#3. An infinite number of bonus wishes.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #17 on: July 23, 2009, 06:48:17 AM »
#3. An infinite number of bonus wishes.

Greedy.  :o :laugh:
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #18 on: July 23, 2009, 05:05:17 PM »
A special wish for today:

That the world would know and heed the glorious wisdom of His Majesty Emperor Haile Selassie I of Ethiopia, who was known as "Defender of the Orthodox Faith." Because of H.I.M., I was brought to the regenerating waters of my beautiful Orthodox Tewahedo Church.

Today is Haile Selassie's birthday, July 23rd.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #19 on: July 23, 2009, 05:24:08 PM »
1. To be the person my dog thinks I am.
2. Leeds United win the Treble.
3. I find the Mystery Girl.

Even God won't violate the free will of players who apparently don't want to win ;)
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #20 on: July 24, 2009, 12:56:19 AM »
1. To be the person my dog thinks I am.
2. Leeds United win the Treble.
3. I find the Mystery Girl.

Even God won't violate the free will of players who apparently don't want to win ;)

Very true. But it would also help if players avoid getting drunk in bars and beating up students...
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #21 on: July 24, 2009, 11:24:58 PM »
1. For teachers to receive the status, respect, and salary of a professional athlete.
2. For athletes to receive the status, respect, and salary of a professional educator.
3. Three more wishes.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #22 on: July 25, 2009, 07:06:19 AM »
#3. An infinite number of bonus wishes.

Greedy.  :o :laugh:

Of course, one of my bonus wishes would be for God to grant everyone three wishes-- starting with LBK. ;D
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« Reply #23 on: July 26, 2009, 04:31:48 AM »
#1. Salvation for everyone.
#2. His Kingdom come.
#3. An infinite number of bonus wishes.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #24 on: July 26, 2009, 05:01:30 AM »
1. The ability to speak in tongues as the Apostles did.

2. The ability to cure any ailment.

3.
#3. An infinite number of bonus wishes.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #25 on: July 26, 2009, 02:48:24 PM »
1. For teachers to receive the status, respect, and salary of a professional athlete.
2. For athletes to receive the status, respect, and salary of a professional educator.
3. Three more wishes.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #26 on: August 03, 2009, 08:10:53 PM »
1)  That my entire family all the offspring, by blood or marrage are true, orthodox christians, and lead everyone they meet to God

2) That all premeditated murdering stops, (includes abortion, after,  all it is a premeditated choice to kill a child), along with violence.

3) That all nations and peoples turn to God

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« Reply #27 on: August 03, 2009, 10:14:15 PM »

3) A tree that grows and endless supply of sausage, pepperoni and meatball pizza and beer that won't make you fat

 

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* An end to man's inhumanity towards man - love for all; food for all; peace for all.

* Cures for all the diseases, illnesses. .

* I wish all Christians would display the fruit of the Spirit (. .including myself  ::) ).

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* A man who loves me - a man who doesn't break my heart. 

* To be able to play my piano and my violin like a genius.

* To have a time machine.

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« Reply #28 on: August 03, 2009, 10:28:35 PM »

* To have a time machine.


Be careful, otherwise...



Couldn't help but add this too :P:
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #29 on: August 04, 2009, 05:29:46 AM »
1)  That my entire family all the offspring, by blood or marrage are true, orthodox christians, and lead everyone they meet to God

2) That all premeditated murdering stops, (includes abortion, after,  all it is a premeditated choice to kill a child), along with violence.

3) That all nations and peoples turn to God

Amen.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #30 on: August 04, 2009, 05:40:21 AM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

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« Reply #31 on: August 04, 2009, 06:40:02 AM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)



Amen!

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #33 on: August 05, 2009, 01:38:20 PM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)



Amen.

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« Reply #34 on: August 05, 2009, 02:11:24 PM »

* To have a time machine.


Be careful, otherwise...



Couldn't help but add this too :P:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ymh-FQQVNkQ

LOL.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #35 on: August 05, 2009, 03:11:37 PM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

Why would one wish for things they already have through the mercy of the one granting the wishes?
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #36 on: August 05, 2009, 03:16:39 PM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

Why would one wish for things they already have through the mercy of the one granting the wishes?

Precisely!
So given the Infinite Love and Mercy of the granter of the wishes, the best things to wish for would be:

1) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

2) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

3) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #37 on: August 05, 2009, 03:30:43 PM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

Why would one wish for things they already have through the mercy of the one granting the wishes?


Precisely!
So given the Infinite Love and Mercy of the granter of the wishes, the best things to wish for would be:

1) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

2) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

3) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

Great answer! God has given us all that we need so the only thing we can really wish for is that God's will be done in all things.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #38 on: August 05, 2009, 03:34:37 PM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

Why would one wish for things they already have through the mercy of the one granting the wishes?

Precisely!
So given the Infinite Love and Mercy of the granter of the wishes, the best things to wish for would be:

1) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

2) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

3) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

I don't think it's unreasonable to wish for something like:

1. That I may always be in Your Love
2. That I may feel your Love as Heaven, not Hell, for all eternity and beyond.
3. That I may be in the company of the Saints in Your Kingdom.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #39 on: August 06, 2009, 06:19:50 AM »
a) A Saviour for all humanity Who truly understands what it is to be human- (granted).

b) A chance at for everyone to overcome death and live Eternally- (granted)

c) Someone Who loves me and is Present with me no matter where I am on Earth, in Heaven or Hell- (granted)

Why would one wish for things they already have through the mercy of the one granting the wishes?

Precisely!
So given the Infinite Love and Mercy of the granter of the wishes, the best things to wish for would be:

1) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

2) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

3) Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven.

I don't think it's unreasonable to wish for something like:

1. That I may always be in Your Love
2. That I may feel your Love as Heaven, not Hell, for all eternity and beyond.
3. That I may be in the company of the Saints in Your Kingdom.

But all three of those are His will.  :)
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #40 on: August 06, 2009, 10:49:41 AM »
But all three of those are His will.  :)

But is there an issue with stating it so explicitly, rather than the vague "Thy will be done?"
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #41 on: August 07, 2009, 03:08:58 AM »
But all three of those are His will.  :)

But is there an issue with stating it so explicitly, rather than the vague "Thy will be done?"

Not really an issue, but I think it's good if we realize that the goal is to align our will with the Will of God, and that there is nothing to fear about this because we are aligning ourselves to the Will of One Who loves us, knows what is best for us, and is pleased to give us the Kingdom (Luke 12:32).
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #42 on: August 07, 2009, 09:58:42 AM »
"Thy will be done on Earth as it is in Heaven"
"That all nations and peoples turn to God"
"Cures for all the diseases"
"Peace on earth"

::) really?

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #43 on: August 07, 2009, 10:18:25 AM »
The salvation of all.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #44 on: August 08, 2009, 07:33:20 PM »
But all three of those are His will.  :)

But is there an issue with stating it so explicitly, rather than the vague "Thy will be done?"

Not really an issue, but I think it's good if we realize that the goal is to align our will with the Will of God, and that there is nothing to fear about this because we are aligning ourselves to the Will of One Who loves us, knows what is best for us, and is pleased to give us the Kingdom (Luke 12:32).

(sighs) I need to keep that in mind and in practice more....

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #45 on: August 28, 2009, 03:24:17 AM »
Two Cokes and a bag of pretzels? ::)
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #46 on: August 28, 2009, 03:25:11 AM »
Ham, bread and mustard?
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #47 on: August 28, 2009, 03:25:44 AM »
Felicity, Patience and Servitude.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #48 on: August 28, 2009, 03:26:19 AM »
A three meat X Large Pizza
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« Reply #49 on: August 28, 2009, 03:27:38 AM »
All that, a bag of chips, and  Dr. Pepper?
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #50 on: August 28, 2009, 08:28:58 AM »
All that, a bag of chips, and  Dr. Pepper?

Do you mean British chips or crisps...? :)

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #51 on: August 28, 2009, 04:26:12 PM »
Nope.  Good ol' Doritos, made in Dallas!



(I know Chips are Fries in England and that Crisps are Chips.  Just gotta say it like I'm accustomed to :))
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #52 on: September 23, 2009, 12:15:06 AM »
I'd like to hear some opinions...

Of course for me, I'd choose something that will benefit me in the afterlife, but I'm still not sure. One of the fruits/gifts of the Holy Spirit probably...

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1. unity - which imo includes peace, love, etc.
2. healing for all
3. The full presence of the Lord reigning as he says he will.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #53 on: September 23, 2009, 01:21:28 AM »
1.  To end all schisms of the Church.
2.  To remove a particular "thorn on my back" so to speak.
3.  To remove the excess weight that I have (either that or at least help me not struggle through the P90X program I'm doing....it's killing me Lord!).

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #54 on: November 12, 2009, 03:29:17 AM »
I'd like to hear some opinions...

Of course for me, I'd choose something that will benefit me in the afterlife, but I'm still not sure. One of the fruits/gifts of the Holy Spirit probably...

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I wouldn't want anything like special knowledge or a strong faith. I think the struggle along the way is an important part of life. It's a fun part of life as well. To a lot of things I have to say "I don't know" at this point in my life, and frankly, I like it better that way. Not that I value ignorance; rather, I just value the thrill of the hunt for truth. So, what does that leave me with? My wishes would be rather worldly...

1. I want enough money mystically put in my bank account that I could live off it for the rest of my life. I live in a rather rural area where the cost of living is low, so even a million dollars should be able to cover me for the next 30-50 years I'll be alive.

2. A reliable car that would last me the rest of my life, and which would never break down. I don't care what kind of car, or what color (as long as it's not pink :P ).

3. Ok, these are wishes from God, so anything is possible, even for a bloke like me! So, for my third wish, I want a shot at marrying Michele Lepe. Just a shot, that's all I ask. ;D
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #55 on: November 12, 2009, 09:34:20 AM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #56 on: November 12, 2009, 02:07:50 PM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #57 on: November 12, 2009, 02:23:34 PM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
Dude, you have quite a chip on that shoulder of yours.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #58 on: November 12, 2009, 02:24:08 PM »
1. Infinite Knowledge and mental capacity
2. Complete and instantaneous control over space, time, matter, and the laws of physics.
3. For him to leave and keep out of what has now become my universe after having granted me the previous two wishes.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #59 on: November 12, 2009, 02:25:00 PM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
Dude, you have quite a chip on that shoulder of yours.

Yes. Is it bad?
Well, it makes it hard for people take  your posts seriously.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #60 on: November 12, 2009, 02:30:16 PM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
Dude, you have quite a chip on that shoulder of yours.

Yes. Is it bad?
Well, it makes it hard for people take  your posts seriously.

Why? Saying that wars of choice (which are all wars the USA is waging, because all of them are on the territory of sovereign nations that never attacked the US) are evil and should be stopped - that cannot be taken seriously?

Moderators, please feel free to split this to Politics if you think it's appropriate. Papist raised a very serious question...
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #61 on: November 12, 2009, 03:17:53 PM »
My three wishes?

1). To be wise like Him.
2). To love like Him.
3). More wishes.

In that order.







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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #62 on: November 12, 2009, 03:26:51 PM »

My Three Wishes:

1. Salvation of all mankind
2. Peace, Unity, Love and Accord within the One Holy Indivisible Orthodox Church
3. Help in knowing and accomplishing what it is I am to accomplish while here

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #63 on: November 12, 2009, 04:43:18 PM »
1. Stop wars.
2. Stop wars.
3. Stop wars.

(A variant (humorous, don't take too seriously like it were on Politics): 1. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 2. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. 3. Publicly hang Dick Cheney. Particular surname subject to change as long as it is whom the previous "war cabinet.")
Dude, you have quite a chip on that shoulder of yours.

Yes. Is it bad?
Well, it makes it hard for people take  your posts seriously.

Why? Saying that wars of choice (which are all wars the USA is waging, because all of them are on the territory of sovereign nations that never attacked the US) are evil and should be stopped - that cannot be taken seriously?

Moderators, please feel free to split this to Politics if you think it's appropriate. Papist raised a very serious question...
The problem is that you are always talking about this. Over and over and over. Then you make ridiculous statements like the last one in which you said you want to see the previous vice president executed. I mean, come on, this is a light-hearted "three wishes" thread and you had to go there. I have no problem with your pacifism (even though it is silly) but your later statements are unacceptable.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #64 on: November 12, 2009, 04:53:58 PM »
The problem is that you are always talking about this. Over and over and over. Then you make ridiculous statements like the last one in which you said you want to see the previous vice president executed. I mean, come on, this is a light-hearted "three wishes" thread and you had to go there. I have no problem with your pacifism (even though it is silly) but your later statements are unacceptable.

Give it a rest.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #65 on: November 12, 2009, 04:55:17 PM »
The problem is that you are always talking about this. Over and over and over. Then you make ridiculous statements like the last one in which you said you want to see the previous vice president executed. I mean, come on, this is a light-hearted "three wishes" thread and you had to go there. I have no problem with your pacifism (even though it is silly) but your later statements are unacceptable.

Give it a rest.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #66 on: November 12, 2009, 04:56:37 PM »
Well, we have a thread to continue it in elsewhere now  :angel:
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #67 on: November 13, 2009, 05:13:55 AM »
1. Infinite Knowledge and mental capacity
2. Complete and instantaneous control over space, time, matter, and the laws of physics.
3. For him to leave and keep out of what has now become my universe after having granted me the previous two wishes.

;)

So thou wishest to be that which thou denies? ???


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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #68 on: November 13, 2009, 08:48:13 AM »
Shouldn't that be "deniest"?

Sorry, pet peeve.
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #69 on: November 17, 2009, 05:37:15 AM »
Shouldn't that be "deniest"?

Sorry, pet peeve.

Is it "deniest" or "denieth?"

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #70 on: November 17, 2009, 05:49:43 AM »
A fish sandwich sounds really good right now.

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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #71 on: November 17, 2009, 11:10:30 AM »
1. Unlimited access to Dion's Pizza
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #72 on: November 17, 2009, 01:06:45 PM »
1) Vacation
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1) Vacation
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #74 on: November 17, 2009, 01:16:40 PM »
Amen.

Though I am not a huge fan of the heat, I really wish summer (and the possibility of rest) would return.  :laugh:
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« Reply #75 on: November 17, 2009, 01:18:21 PM »
Amen.

Though I am not a huge fan of the heat, I really wish summer (and the possibility of rest) would return.  :laugh:
You know what would be great this time of year? A trip to Cancun.  :)
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« Reply #76 on: November 17, 2009, 01:22:05 PM »
Amen.

Though I am not a huge fan of the heat, I really wish summer (and the possibility of rest) would return.  :laugh:
You know what would be great this time of year? A trip to Cancun.  :)

:laugh: I love the cold though.  If funds suffice, maybe I can head to Northern Europe for the summer.  Sure it isn't "cold" then, but anything to escape the 30s, 40s and humidity of here.
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« Reply #77 on: November 17, 2009, 01:38:50 PM »
Amen.

Though I am not a huge fan of the heat, I really wish summer (and the possibility of rest) would return.  :laugh:
You know what would be great this time of year? A trip to Cancun.  :)

:laugh: I love the cold though.  If funds suffice, maybe I can head to Northern Europe for the summer.  Sure it isn't "cold" then, but anything to escape the 30s, 40s and humidity of here.
Oh wow! And here I am dreaming of a relaxing day on the beach.  :D I am certainly planning on getting to one by at least this summer. Of Course no beaches in NM.  :(
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