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by OneSheep
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:52 pm
Forum: Chapter 9 - A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away
Topic: Bad Plants?
Replies: 17
Views: 9339

Re: Bad Plants?

Intrinsically, and in our post-cross state, no "bad plants". As to glory, God needs no glory, but delights when we are in harmony with Them. The "bad plant" is separation, by choice. Love, in the Great Dance, is the "desired state", but we cannot expect those that live in the darkness of perceived ...
by OneSheep
Wed Mar 07, 2018 5:33 pm
Forum: Chapter 11 - Here Come Da Judge
Topic: Insights invited
Replies: 11
Views: 7607

Re: Insights invited

Let me amplify. I don't see it as a matter of blame (or blaming). As creatures of free will separation occurred when a lack of trust resulted in a choice, which resulted in separation (mankind turned from the Great Dance). This is assuming, though, that Papa offers with complete clarity. It is true...
by OneSheep
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:33 pm
Forum: Chapter 9 - A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away
Topic: Bad Plants?
Replies: 17
Views: 9339

Re: Bad Plants?

I'm sorry but to me if the condition of the heart of mankind is beautiful and lovable just the way out is then as a parent I shouldn't have needed to teach my children to share and be truthful. I believe that we are born selfish. I believe children need to express their needs, which often appear se...
by OneSheep
Wed Mar 07, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: Chapter 9 - A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away
Topic: Bad Plants?
Replies: 17
Views: 9339

Re: Bad Plants?

I don't know about you but I know that I'm not perfect. I also don't believe that a loving God would consider the condition I'm in as perfect. I'm also not always lovable. As parents, when our children behave in ways that trigger negative reactions from us, we don't find our children lovable. Howev...
by OneSheep
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:22 pm
Forum: Chapter 16 - A Morning of Sorrows
Topic: Forgiving through understanding?
Replies: 7
Views: 5966

Re: Forgiving through understanding?

Are you thinking that Papa hates psychopaths, that She does not forgive? Nope, Papa would probably forgive them, it's me who can't. I agree that it is very difficult to forgive them. If you are the victim of such a person, and you have to deal daily with the pain, then there is much more involved i...
by OneSheep
Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:10 pm
Forum: Chapter 11 - Here Come Da Judge
Topic: Insights invited
Replies: 11
Views: 7607

Re: Insights invited

What if the banishment, and (physical) death, was the surgical operation for separation (in the physical realm). To have to live in separation for eternity (for the First Couple)? And Christ the ultimate cure? Good Morning, Friend. The surgery makes sense in a phenomenological way. We very ordinari...
by OneSheep
Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:44 pm
Forum: Chapter 9 - A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away
Topic: Bad Plants?
Replies: 17
Views: 9339

Re: Bad Plants?

I'll agree that you can look at it any way you want. But if you are going to pick and choose what you want out of the bible them why use any of it? Why not just write your own belief? I don't pretend to be God and know everything but I believe what the bible says. I think I have sorted out a few th...
by OneSheep
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:30 pm
Forum: Chapter 16 - A Morning of Sorrows
Topic: Forgiving through understanding?
Replies: 7
Views: 5966

Re: Forgiving through understanding?

Well, it's okay to hang onto hate if you don't have a close relationship with Papa, like I didn't at the time. But it isn't actually good for you! It makes you see people in the wrong light, if you know what I mean? For sure he didn't know what he was doing! He was just a child himself. But, regard...
by OneSheep
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:18 pm
Forum: Chapter 11 - Here Come Da Judge
Topic: Insights invited
Replies: 11
Views: 7607

Re: Insights invited

This book is not a book about salvation. It is a book about restoring Mack's broken relationship with God. My answers are based on my knowledge of the bible more than this book. You did state that God is loving. Have you ever heard of tough love? Is it loving for a father to allow his children to d...
by OneSheep
Fri Jan 12, 2018 3:01 pm
Forum: Chapter 9 - A Long Time Ago, In a Garden Far, Far Away
Topic: Bad Plants?
Replies: 17
Views: 9339

Re: Bad Plants?

In the garden Good gave Adam dominion, or power, over everything. In this case then having power is natural. The problem came when it wasn't enough. God have is free will, we still have free will. We can choose relationship with him, or to go on our own. It isn't the power that is "bad" it is the c...

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