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Offline Tallitot

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An apology
« on: December 16, 2009, 09:39:35 PM »
I offer my sincerest apologies to everyone on OC.net for my post re: the death of Oral Roberts. It was nasty, innappropriate and over the top (even for me).
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Re: An apology
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2009, 09:43:52 PM »
I forgive you, and may God forgive us all.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so. -- Douglas Adams

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Re: An apology
« Reply #2 on: December 16, 2009, 09:50:59 PM »
I didn't find it offensive, though I do agree that it was a bit much. But then, I of all people know that regretfully sometimes we go too far in what we say. I hope you are well this holiday season.

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Re: An apology
« Reply #3 on: December 16, 2009, 09:59:55 PM »
May the Lord forgive all of us.  A blessed holiday season, Tallitot.
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Re: An apology
« Reply #4 on: December 16, 2009, 10:02:15 PM »
We all sometimes say things we wish we could take back or don't really mean.  I forgive you Tallitot, may the Lord God forgive us all.  
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Re: An apology
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2009, 10:05:49 PM »
You are forgiven and forgive me, a sinner.

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Re: An apology
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2009, 10:09:17 PM »
I often say things I shouldn't (I seem to have to confess that at every confession).  May God forgive all of us.  I also hope you have a blessed holiday season. 

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Re: An apology
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2009, 10:12:59 PM »
May we all be forgiven! Hugs, and a happy holiday season to you!
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Re: An apology
« Reply #8 on: December 16, 2009, 10:33:20 PM »
Shalom!
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Re: An apology
« Reply #9 on: December 16, 2009, 10:46:01 PM »
God Forgives ,I forgive......
ГОСПОДЕ ГОСПОДЕ ,ПОГЛЕДАЈ СА НЕБА ,ДОЂИ И ПОСЕТИ ТВОЈ ВИНОГРАД ТВОЈА ДЕСНИЦА ПОСАДИЛА АМИН АМИН.

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Re: An apology
« Reply #10 on: December 16, 2009, 10:55:56 PM »
Thank you: apology accepted. You are a good person. Happy Hanukkah!

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Re: An apology
« Reply #11 on: December 16, 2009, 11:19:52 PM »
In the future, put fingers in brain before hitting the Post button.   8)

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Re: An apology
« Reply #12 on: December 17, 2009, 12:37:56 AM »
We are never so big as when we stoop to apologize. I hope to follow your good example if ever I offend someone in the future.   :)

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Re: An apology
« Reply #13 on: December 17, 2009, 12:57:47 AM »
As God forgives, I forgive.

Happy Hannakuh!
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Re: An apology
« Reply #14 on: December 17, 2009, 01:57:20 AM »
I offer my sincerest apologies to everyone on OC.net for my post re: the death of Oral Roberts. It was nasty, innappropriate and over the top (even for me).

I forgive you for not thinking through the rhetorical and political consequences. :) It's never enough to just be right, we must,  at times, realize that truth is better served by discression. Though I confess I do not always live up to this ideal...it is hard to deny the truth, even when you know it is for the greater good.
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Re: An apology
« Reply #15 on: December 17, 2009, 02:03:53 AM »
There must be a real narcissistic supply deficiency out there.  Batten down the hatches and prepare for the worst!

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Re: An apology
« Reply #16 on: December 17, 2009, 02:14:02 AM »
Happy Hannukah, Tallitot!
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Re: An apology
« Reply #17 on: December 17, 2009, 02:40:20 AM »
Happy Hannukah. By the way, on that thread on a "priest" who removed a Menorah...that guy is no priest, he's a black robed "Chemerim" (as orthodox Jews would say). Compare that "priest" with the Orthodox patriarch in Albania who is funding a Mosque with the last money his church has, as a sign of goodwill to Muslims. Now that is a good person. The Menorah is a New Testament Christian Symbol:

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The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.

Revelation 1:20, KJV 1611. Those "candlesticks" are a Menorah. Also Hannukah is mentioned by name directly in the NT as an observed Holiday.
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Re: An apology
« Reply #18 on: December 17, 2009, 11:53:36 AM »
There must be a real narcissistic supply deficiency out there.  Batten down the hatches and prepare for the worst!
Give it a break.
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Re: An apology
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2009, 11:58:50 AM »
Happy Hannukah. By the way, on that thread on a "priest" who removed a Menorah...that guy is no priest, he's a black robed "Chemerim" (as orthodox Jews would say).
No. He was a priest. Just a priest behaving badly, thats all.

The Menorah is a New Testament Christian Symbol:
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The mystery of the seven stars which thou sawest in my right hand, and the seven golden candlesticks. The seven stars are the angels of the seven churches: and the seven candlesticks which thou sawest are the seven churches.
Revelation 1:20, KJV 1611. Those "candlesticks" are a Menorah. Also Hannukah is mentioned by name directly in the NT as an observed Holiday.
The Hannukah Menorah has nine branches.
If you're living a happy life as a Christian, you're doing something wrong.

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Re: An apology
« Reply #20 on: December 18, 2009, 12:28:39 AM »
There must be a real narcissistic supply deficiency out there.  Batten down the hatches and prepare for the worst!
Give it a break.

Hear, hear!
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