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Quotations, etc

Thought provoking messages, quips,
cartoons, sayings, etc. Part 3

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Members of our companion Facebook page Facebook icon often post funny cartoons, though-provoking messages, spiritual passages etc. We have re-posted some of them here. Others, we pick up from spiritual and religious web sites on the Internet.

We generally have no idea from where they originate. If you are the creator of one of these messages or images, and want it changed or deleted, please Email us at: E-mail us about errors, etc.

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This is a continuation of a previous list of thought provoking sayings

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Not particularly thought provoking, but I have a soft spot in my heart for Hawaii:

Cans of spam in Hawaii

Spam is one of the four food groups in Paradise

Warning: high salt content

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Past experiences improve one's future:

Saying about pain, tears,and  heartbreak.

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How the media distorts reality:

A man is taking a walk in Central park in New York. Suddenly he sees a little girl being attacked by a pit bull dog. He runs over and starts fighting with the dog. He succeeds in killing the dog and saving the girl's life. A policeman who was watching the scene walks over and says: "You are a hero," tomorrow you can read it in all the newspapers: "Brave New Yorker saves the life of little girl." The man says: "But I am not a New Yorker!" "Oh, then it will say in newspapers in the morning: Brave American saves life of little girl" - the policeman answers. "But I am not an American!" - says the man. "Oh, what are you then?" The man says: "I am a Saudi!" Then next day the newspapers say: "Islamic extremist kills innocent American dog

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A prayer of a conservative Christian who is truly repentant for his beliefs:

David Hayward, the "naked pastor" describes himself as a graffiti artist on the walls of religion. He published a cartoon showing a person kneeling in prayer, in apparent emotional agony, confessing his inability to embrace beliefs that are expected of him. He prays:

"God, I'm doing this because I was told I should.
Please forgive me:
- for loving the wrong kind of people;
- for believing that you love everyone equally;
- for questioning the existence of a place of eternal torture called Hell;
- for thinking that a person's sexual orientation is none of my business and does not affect your love for us;
- for not judging people of other faiths as wrong;
and
- for agreeing too much with the atheists.
Amen."

He has published "Naked Pastor 101" which contains 101 of this cartoons, ten of which are unique to this book. Read reviews or order this book safely from Amazon.com online book store You can download the book in eBook format from his website at: http://www.nakedpastor.com/

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An optical illusion:

Optical illusion: picture of Jesus

What you see is a negative image which looks surprisingly like a historical impression of what Jesus looked like.
Nobody really knows what Jesus really looked like, but some have guessed.

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Speculation on What Would Jesus Not Do? (WWJND):

"What would Jesus no do?

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A t-shirt by The Christian Left:

"Love thy neighbor" T-shirt

See The Christian Left.org Blog at: http://www.thechristianleftblog.org/ for ordering information.

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More thought provoking sayings in the next list

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No copyright claimed for obvious reasons.
Original posting: 2011-OCT-14
Latest update: 2011-OCT-19
Author: B.A. Robinson

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