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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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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« 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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Oops, I think this would've been better off in the "Off topics" section. Oh well.

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!).

Vain existence can never exist, for "unless the LORD builds the house, the builders labor in vain." (Psalm 127)

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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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Oops, I think this would've been better off in the "Off topics" section. Oh well.

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.")
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 #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.

Yes. Is it bad?
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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.
You are right. I apologize for having sacked Constantinople. I really need to stop doing that.

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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.







The OP never laid out the limitations a la the Genie in Aladdin.

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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

Lord, have mercy!


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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
2. A good night's sleep
3. Christmas break.
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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
2) Money for said vacation
3) Responsibilities to freeze during said vacation so I could actually enjoy it
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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« Reply #73 on: November 17, 2009, 01:14:50 PM »
1) Vacation
2) Money for said vacation
3) Responsibilities to freeze during said vacation so I could actually enjoy it
Amen.
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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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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« 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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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« 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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Re: If God gives you three wishes, what will they be?
« 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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