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Re: bow out?
Now why should you bow out because one person got upset by a rumour? Isn't
that just a little drastic and overly sensitive? But... if you do.. can
you keep me on your mailing list? <g>
> >Laurel, John,
> >In view of the current flap re those offended by religious/ spiritual
> >beliefs, where it seems so minor to me it does not to others ...I would not
> >be offended if you ask me to quietly bow out. If anyone gets far enough into
> >my stuff I see they could have a whole lot of heart-burn. I can personally
> >handle a few offended persons but I absolutely do not wish to be an
> >embarrassment to the Clan at large or to you folks and your project.
> >Blessings Be...
>Suggest a separate point of contact for spiritual matters (which we all
>need) as opposed to
>Your views are light years ahead of simple souls like ourselves who may
>have 'gut' feelings
>about our broader spiritual relationship with the planet a.k.a the Universe
>but who are unable
>(or unwilling) to grasp the reality of our inter-dependence with all
>living things; our past
>existences or our future lives.
>Religion can be divisive except in its historical context when it can be
>wholly relevant because of its unfettered power and undue influence on the
>lives of poor mortals who had to
>bow the head, bend the knee or perish. The World is strewn with corpses in
>of this or that religion.
>We Sinclairs always believed that God and Nature was ONE. That was the
>message which Earl William Sinclair left when he built Rosslyn Chapel and
>it is a message which we ignore
>at our peril.
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