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I read this post and almost had a heart attack. I had to google that Mother's day was in May, for us anyway...phew!
I wonder if that money you sent to Russia went to help.....you know whose election....he shall remain nameless
I had a discussion on my FB wall yesterday about comfort versus discovery. I asked some questions about Lent of my Christian friends. About why it wouldn't be more valuable to their self-discovery and their religious practice to actually give up something they are attached to instead of replacing meat with fish because of a tradition that started hundreds of years ago and the foundation doesn't really apply in our world anymore. Boy, did people get upset, lol. They don't want to. I was told several times that questioning what God or the Church tells one to do is a path to hell.
This isn't the same thread about spiritual books but this is my issue with these religions and why I'm not interested in reading about them. I got a bit of a lashing for having ill feelings toward Catholicism and Christianity (I still think you're awesome @dhammachick and @federica ) but this is why. These are the types of answers I get from people and I don't like it......a path to hell? where is the door!
look at me!....A defensive Buddhist
It's the sugar that is the culprit
Our entire lives we were told it was the fat - it's the sugar...what a sneaky devil