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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25695 on: April 03, 2016, 10:48:16 PM »
First day assisting a public defender probably led me to see much more weirdness than I had ever seen before in my whole life.

This sounds like an amazing job.


It's not bad, his other assistants are a bit overwhelmed, so my job is basically assisting them. I may manage to learn everything from the very beginning in that way.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25696 on: April 04, 2016, 11:42:28 AM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25697 on: April 04, 2016, 11:52:23 AM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?

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« Reply #25698 on: April 04, 2016, 12:01:21 PM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?
Pretty much, but you seldom hear one knowing what Nestorianism is, so it was funny to hear someone trying to defend him explicitly.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25699 on: April 04, 2016, 12:52:24 PM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?
Pretty much, but you seldom hear one knowing what Nestorianism is, so it was funny to hear someone trying to defend him explicitly.

Yeah, if I asked any of the Protestants from my home church what their thoughts are on Nestorianism I'd probably get, "We need to evangelize them so they can become Christian. I don't think there's too many of them left, but I know Freddie Mercury was one."
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25700 on: April 04, 2016, 01:02:39 PM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?

Not officially and those I've seen in the past who know about it have called it a heresy. One could argue it's always been in their theology by implication and is just now coming out, though (like it is the theology of some more Reformed* commentators like RC Sproul).




*Depending on what definition of the notoriously hard to define word "Evangelical" Tris is using here is, Sproul is an Evangelical himself.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25701 on: April 04, 2016, 01:06:41 PM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?

Do they?  I thought they at least accepted up to Chalcedon. 

;)
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25702 on: April 04, 2016, 01:26:51 PM »
So a friend of mine called randomly yesterday and started discussing how he thinks Nestorius got a bum rap since he didn't get a chance to explain himself at the council, and maybe he had a good reason for promoting the term Christotokos. From what I understand, he is teaching a class on early Church History in his church.

Those crazy evangelicals!  ;D

Don't Evangelicals subscribe to Nestorianism?

Do they?  I thought they at least accepted up to Chalcedon. 

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I was already expecting this 

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25703 on: April 04, 2016, 01:31:34 PM »
I love you, Cyrillic, always.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25704 on: April 04, 2016, 01:32:43 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25705 on: April 04, 2016, 01:38:11 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.

:)

I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection. 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25706 on: April 04, 2016, 01:55:56 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.

:)

I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Possibly. It was a major obstacle for me. I think it had to do with my inability to understand how someone who dies and goes to heaven could hear my prayers from such a long distance away. I understood how God, being everywhere and all-knowing could hear a prayer, but couldn't figure out how saints could.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25707 on: April 04, 2016, 04:19:40 PM »
Today I overheard a black guy at the court saying to his family: "I thought they would make us sit separately from the white folks, as they do in the US."
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25708 on: April 04, 2016, 04:21:52 PM »
Today I overheard a black guy at the court saying to his family: "I thought they would make us sit separately from the white folks, as they do in the US."
What? Give black people the right to due process?!?!

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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25709 on: April 04, 2016, 04:25:24 PM »
Today I overheard a black guy at the court saying to his family: "I thought they would make us sit separately from the white folks, as they do in the US."
What? Give black people the right to due process?!?!



I'm surprised you actually called them people, you slave-trading nation!


Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.
:)  I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Once two friends who are, say, moderate Evangelicals gave me a strange look when I spoke of the Second Coming and the resurrection of the dead. They actually thought this was a "scandalous urban preacher" thing.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25710 on: April 04, 2016, 04:31:04 PM »
Today I overheard a black guy at the court saying to his family: "I thought they would make us sit separately from the white folks, as they do in the US."
What? Give black people the right to due process?!?!



I'm surprised you actually called them people, you slave-trading nation!

Ack!  The white-robed klansmen are at my doorstep to take me away for improper ideology!!!
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25711 on: April 04, 2016, 04:50:24 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.
:)  I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Once two friends who are, say, moderate Evangelicals gave me a strange look when I spoke of the Second Coming and the resurrection of the dead. They actually thought this was a "scandalous urban preacher" thing.

I'm not surprised in the least.  ISTM the average Evangelical associates "resurrection" merely with a post-death phenomenon which Jesus experienced at a certain point in time and maybe with some biblical miracles, but otherwise entirely dismisses or ignores the biblical teaching on resurrection.  Really, they're rather like modern Sadducees. 
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25712 on: April 04, 2016, 05:53:14 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.

:)

I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Possibly. It was a major obstacle for me. I think it had to do with my inability to understand how someone who dies and goes to heaven could hear my prayers from such a long distance away. I understood how God, being everywhere and all-knowing could hear a prayer, but couldn't figure out how saints could.

Yeah, I've had Evangelical friends bring that objection out on me too.
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25713 on: April 04, 2016, 07:09:31 PM »
Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.

:)

I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Possibly. It was a major obstacle for me. I think it had to do with my inability to understand how someone who dies and goes to heaven could hear my prayers from such a long distance away. I understood how God, being everywhere and all-knowing could hear a prayer, but couldn't figure out how saints could.

Yeah, I've had Evangelical friends bring that objection out on me too.

Wouldn't the answer be theosis? I. e., saints can hear our prayers because God can, and they are united with Him via theosis. As opposed to saints hearing our prayers somehow apart from God, or via their own human abilities.
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« Reply #25714 on: April 04, 2016, 09:03:29 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.
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« Reply #25715 on: April 04, 2016, 09:13:26 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.

What did it have to do with?
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« Reply #25716 on: April 04, 2016, 09:23:36 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.
You're basically implying that Christ and the apostles didn't teach theosis, when they rather didn't speak of notions such as "theosis", "uncreated energies" or "ontological communion". Christ probably never named the Aramaic counterpart of metousiosis, but 1st-century Christians clearly knew that the sacred species were the Lord's literal body and blood, although they looked, smelt and tasted like bread and wine.
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« Reply #25717 on: April 04, 2016, 09:25:53 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.

I know and I'm fine with that, honestly. I would argue that God uses our human frailties to do all sorts of things.

Equally randomly, a friend of mine visited and did her usual jokey "wouldn't pray to a dead person" line, and instead of being quiet as I usually am, I asked her if she thought she was going to stop being interested in her loved ones if she goes to heaven. She stopped and said she'd not thought of it that way before. One of those rare moments I am glad I spoke rather than extracting my foot from my gob.

:)

I really do believe that an inability to accept the veneration and intercession of the saints is ultimately due to a weak or defective belief in the resurrection.
Possibly. It was a major obstacle for me. I think it had to do with my inability to understand how someone who dies and goes to heaven could hear my prayers from such a long distance away. I understood how God, being everywhere and all-knowing could hear a prayer, but couldn't figure out how saints could.

Yeah, I've had Evangelical friends bring that objection out on me too.

Wouldn't the answer be theosis? I. e., saints can hear our prayers because God can, and they are united with Him via theosis. As opposed to saints hearing our prayers somehow apart from God, or via their own human abilities.

Pretty much. The Holy Spirit relaying the messages to them. It may also have something to do with being with God, who is outside time as we know it.
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« Reply #25718 on: April 04, 2016, 09:32:22 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.
You're basically implying that Christ and the apostles didn't teach theosis, when they rather didn't speak of notions such as "theosis", "uncreated energies" or "ontological communion". Christ probably never named the Aramaic counterpart of metousiosis, but 1st-century Christians clearly knew that the sacred species were the Lord's literal body and blood, although they looked, smelt and tasted like bread and wine.

No, he's saying that the cult of Saints and martyrs came about as a development of the Roman refrigerium (and as a Christianizing of the pagan notion of patron deities). Ideas that it can be traced to theosis are all after the fact reasoning, though this does not necessarily make them false.

Maybe he's right, maybe he's wrong. I don't think it's a big deal either way.
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« Reply #25719 on: April 04, 2016, 09:48:45 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.
You're basically implying that Christ and the apostles didn't teach theosis, when they rather didn't speak of notions such as "theosis", "uncreated energies" or "ontological communion". Christ probably never named the Aramaic counterpart of metousiosis, but 1st-century Christians clearly knew that the sacred species were the Lord's literal body and blood, although they looked, smelt and tasted like bread and wine.

No, he's saying that the cult of Saints and martyrs came about as a development of the Roman refrigerium (and as a Christianizing of the pagan notion of patron deities). Ideas that it can be traced to theosis are all after the fact reasoning, though this does not necessarily make them false.

Maybe he's right, maybe he's wrong. I don't think it's a big deal either way.

You know a lot about what people are saying before they say it.  Do you guys plan this or something?
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« Reply #25720 on: April 04, 2016, 10:19:35 PM »
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25721 on: April 04, 2016, 10:31:21 PM »

No, he's saying that the cult of Saints and martyrs came about as a development of the Roman refrigerium (and as a Christianizing of the pagan notion of patron deities). Ideas that it can be traced to theosis are all after the fact reasoning, though this does not necessarily make them false.

Maybe he's right, maybe he's wrong. I don't think it's a big deal either way.
If the refrigerium development theory is true, then wouldn't that lend more water to the Evangelical argument that the "visible" church hierarchs have compromised the true faith by making up the Veneration of Saints practice to make Christianity more accommodating to pagan converts?

 
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« Reply #25722 on: April 04, 2016, 10:51:17 PM »
Those are all ad hoc and post factum  explanations. As good as any , but the context in which the cult of the saints was born had nothing to do with an elaborate theology of the resurrection or theosis.
You're basically implying that Christ and the apostles didn't teach theosis, when they rather didn't speak of notions such as "theosis", "uncreated energies" or "ontological communion". Christ probably never named the Aramaic counterpart of metousiosis, but 1st-century Christians clearly knew that the sacred species were the Lord's literal body and blood, although they looked, smelt and tasted like bread and wine.

No, he's saying that the cult of Saints and martyrs came about as a development of the Roman refrigerium (and as a Christianizing of the pagan notion of patron deities). Ideas that it can be traced to theosis are all after the fact reasoning, though this does not necessarily make them false.

Maybe he's right, maybe he's wrong. I don't think it's a big deal either way.

You know a lot about what people are saying before they say it.  Do you guys plan this or something?

No, just an educated guess.
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« Reply #25723 on: April 04, 2016, 11:15:55 PM »

No, he's saying that the cult of Saints and martyrs came about as a development of the Roman refrigerium (and as a Christianizing of the pagan notion of patron deities). Ideas that it can be traced to theosis are all after the fact reasoning, though this does not necessarily make them false.

Maybe he's right, maybe he's wrong. I don't think it's a big deal either way.
If the refrigerium development theory is true, then wouldn't that lend more water to the Evangelical argument that the "visible" church hierarchs have compromised the true faith by making up the Veneration of Saints practice to make Christianity more accommodating to pagan converts?

Maybe.

Either way, I don't believe in going "back to the New Testament Church." Whatever "pure" first century theology that one might postulate the existence of, the fact remains that there's a Providential reason why it didn't last (unless some form of Landmarkism is true). Either the evolution of tradition into the forms that we have today was guided by God or Christianity is DOA.

Now, that doesn't necessarily prove that the true tradition is one that includes veneration of the Saints. There might still be other reasons to think that the Reformation and the subsequent development of one or more modern Evangelicalisms were God ordained processes (though I'm pretty skeptical). But such reasons would have to exist independently of some kind of "Great Apostasy" argument.
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« Reply #25724 on: April 04, 2016, 11:52:55 PM »
Volnutt made a good guess.
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« Reply #25725 on: April 06, 2016, 03:20:49 PM »
I discovered today that i have the ability to say 'ok' to my husband going out for a church meeting and mean it heartily, but simultaneously be a bit of a grouchy so and so about it. Need to work on that attitude and the speaking out of both sides of my mouth. Also called death by "Sarcasm? What sarcasm?"
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« Reply #25726 on: April 07, 2016, 10:26:43 PM »
Was just thinking earlier how it was a year ago that I was coming home from my pilgrimage to Ohio, aka the home of ZealousZeal. This was before she was a big deal mod on OCnet. I feel like I can brag about knowing her "way back when." I hope she appreciates the turbulence I endured on my flight back home. I'm still upset.
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« Reply #25727 on: April 07, 2016, 10:32:18 PM »
Was just thinking earlier how it was a year ago that I was coming home from my pilgrimage to Ohio, aka the home of ZealousZeal. This was before she was a big deal mod on OCnet. I feel like I can brag about knowing her "way back when." I hope she appreciates the turbulence I endured on my flight back home. I'm still upset.

You didn't post in the right place.
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« Reply #25728 on: April 07, 2016, 10:35:00 PM »
Was just thinking earlier how it was a year ago that I was coming home from my pilgrimage to Ohio, aka the home of ZealousZeal. This was before she was a big deal mod on OCnet. I feel like I can brag about knowing her "way back when." I hope she appreciates the turbulence I endured on my flight back home. I'm still upset.

You didn't post in the right place.

I gave her my condolences privately.
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« Reply #25729 on: April 08, 2016, 10:57:12 AM »
Was just thinking earlier how it was a year ago that I was coming home from my pilgrimage to Ohio, aka the home of ZealousZeal. This was before she was a big deal mod on OCnet. I feel like I can brag about knowing her "way back when." I hope she appreciates the turbulence I endured on my flight back home. I'm still upset.

I visited Ohio before I even knew of ZZ.
My other bestest buddy was born in Ohio before ZZ was even born.
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« Reply #25730 on: April 08, 2016, 11:58:18 AM »
I have to work midnight to 9 am today (well, technically tomorrow). I'm already feeling low and the anticipation of that ungodly shift is not helping matters.
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« Reply #25731 on: April 08, 2016, 11:59:42 AM »
if God is everywhere and beyond time......then is there such a thing as an Ungodly time of day, or an UnGodly shift?
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« Reply #25732 on: April 08, 2016, 12:01:54 PM »
if God is everywhere and beyond time......then is there such a thing as an Ungodly time of day, or an UnGodly shift?

Yes, and it's the graveyard shift.
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« Reply #25733 on: April 08, 2016, 03:46:23 PM »
if God is everywhere and beyond time......then is there such a thing as an Ungodly time of day, or an UnGodly shift?

Yes, and it's the graveyard shift.

Yep. I work 4pm-midnight. Years ago, I worked 10pm-6am. It's loopy. I have to take extra vitamin D because I don't get sun.
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« Reply #25734 on: April 08, 2016, 03:54:23 PM »
I have to work midnight to 9 am today

Doesn't that violate a human right or two?

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« Reply #25735 on: April 08, 2016, 03:55:56 PM »
I have to work midnight to 9 am today

Doesn't that violate a human right or two?


 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


only Europe has those
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Re: Random Postings
« Reply #25736 on: April 08, 2016, 04:22:02 PM »
if God is everywhere and beyond time......then is there such a thing as an Ungodly time of day, or an UnGodly shift?

Yes, and it's the graveyard shift.

Yep. I work 4pm-midnight. Years ago, I worked 10pm-6am. It's loopy. I have to take extra vitamin D because I don't get sun.
The way I think about it, you're working 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. relative to somewhere in the world. :D
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« Reply #25737 on: April 08, 2016, 05:04:59 PM »
I have to work midnight to 9 am today

Doesn't that violate a human right or two?

My employer doesn't acknowledge such "rights"
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« Reply #25738 on: April 08, 2016, 06:20:59 PM »
I have to work midnight to 9 am today

Doesn't that violate a human right or two?


 :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:


only Europe has those

And we still got to be the largest economy in the World.  8)
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« Reply #25739 on: April 09, 2016, 07:57:49 PM »
I survived my shift. Now to wait for that sweet overtime.
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