"Thanks Mark, I will take you up on that...I am currently searching for a group near me I just don't know where to start. I work in a day care that has a church backing so I cant be to open on facebook. If only ou could see my FB page I feel…"
"I hear ya there I have zero people that I know that proclaim they are Atheist or even admit to have doubts so this website has been great at helping me not feel sooooo alone thanks for adding me and have a good weekend!"
"Mark, I surely can relate to this issue I went through a similar situation myself 5 years ago. It is so hard to stay silent but you have to ask yourself is it really worth the debate when Atheists alreay get a bad rep. My thoughts on the facebook…"
"Oh I forgot to mention, in the middle of the Pastor's Story of Heaven story, my 12 year old son leaned over and said, "This is creepy!". The thing the Pastor doesn't understand is kid's can handle reality very well, no…"
"I love the juxtaposition of the creation story and your mom pretending to be doing a pole dance. She sounds like she lived her life well, and for that, congratulations are in order.
I have found that in my own life, I rarely regret holding my…"
"Thank you all, I don't think I will include it at this time, I think if it comes up in the course of conversation in person, I will explain my position. I don't know if I gain anything by including it in a thank you.
Susan, do you…"
First off, my condolences to you on the death of your mother. Your description of her was lovely. I hope your fond memories of her will be of comfort to you today, and always.
I am not sure what your motives are for including…"
"These people are offering condolences in the best way they know how. You shouldn't make a big issue of it. However, when you thank them, you can remind them that life is short, and they can honor your mom's memory by asking them…"
Hello everyone,I'm going to be sending out thank yous to FaceBook friends after the passing of my Mother a beautiful woman who lived a full life and passed at age 85. As I'm sure as many of you know, when something like this happens or when something difficult is going on in someone's life, generally people will say this, " So sorry to hear the news, I'll keep you in my thoughts and prayers."I see it as kind, but I have thing about the prayer thing. People who really know me, generally say I'm…See More
"Good for you and your family. We had services for my Mother yesterday, she was 85 yrs old, and it was lung cancer that finally got her. But she lived a rich full and loving life.It was a beautiful service with me and my brothers speaking, grand…"
"I think it was something I did not think about much, but I do remember when I was 9 I was in church, and thought the Pastor was saying about the most boring, silly things I have heard.
When I was about 19, I had a discussion with my Mother and…"
Thanks Mark, I will take you up on that...I am currently searching for a group near me I just don't know where to start. I work in a day care that has a church backing so I cant be to open on facebook. If only ou could see my FB page I feel like I am litteraly surrounded by morons I am seriously thinking about deleting my account. Between my former xian school classmates, relatives and a few co-workers that I have friended It makes it more and more hard for me to hold my tongue. How would they like me throwing my dis-belifs in their faces, well they wouldn't that is for sure!
I hear ya there I have zero people that I know that proclaim they are Atheist or even admit to have doubts so this website has been great at helping me not feel sooooo alone thanks for adding me and have a good weekend!
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