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My Personal Declaration Of Independence

For too long I have kept silent on the things I hold most dear. And as such have allowed myself to stray and others to take them from me. No more. This is who I am, and no one has the right to strip these things from me. And I will live and die on these principles. Love it or leave it, this is who I am.

(Note: Read all these points as a whole, not as individual points. Otherwise, they will seem contradictory and not make sense. However, if you take them all together and think it through, they will make sense. And help you better understand who I am, especially moving forward.)

I believe in the One True Triune God of the Bible. Father, Son, Spirit. I believe that God created all things through His Son. Including man. Whom He gave free will to, who then used it to spurn God. As a result, God sent His Son to earth, of a virgin birth, to die as the sacrifice for sins, in our place. For those who believe, He sends His Spirit and grants everlasting life. He does not promise a life of ease, THIS life is not secured. It is the next life.

Every person has the right to do whatever they want with their life, body, mind, soul, and property; as long as they do not infringe on ANY other person’s (I include unborn children in this) life, body, mind, soul, or property. Anyone who does infringe is liable to have vengeance brought upon them.

I feel every man should live a life of honor. Stand by his word, earn his own way in life, and never do what he knows is wrong. Any man who does less, and does not work to change his error upon realizing it, is less than a man.

We are only human, we make mistakes. As such, I am always willing to be wrong. However, on the above points, I will never stray. They are who I am and what I believe to be true above all else. I will listen to your differing opinions even on the above points, but I will not change them. Corallaries, if’/thens, of the above are a different story. (Maybe I misunderstood a portion of the Bible, maybe I thought you infringed on my right and was wrong, or maybe I accused you of lying and was wrong.)

Last, but most assuredly not least. I will live and die by these things. And for your right to them as well. (Note, because of the second point, you may even differ from me on the first, and I will still defend your right to hold to that. Yes, my faith proclaims itself as the only way, and I believe it so. But I also feel you have your own choice to make, and I cannot and will not force you.) If I feel my right, or (especially) the right of those I call family to these things is being endangered, I will fight back. You will regret it. And you will lose.

I hereby declare myself independent of any authority that would seek to strip or endanger these rights. Amen.

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MORNING FROM HADES!

Holy Crap! Not only did I get up when I was to be clocking in…but then the microwave wouldn’t work right for me. If the turntable don’t spin, the heat don’t go. A minute and a half to heat up icing? I DON’T THINK SO! And then the recalcitrant cinnamon roll dough. THEY WOULDN’T RISE! I got so mad at them, I chucked the little devils into the trash. I didn’t even want to eat them myself. I ain’t gonna give them that pleasure…And speaking of devils, the only thing missing from this morning on life’s vendetta against me is the little forktailed demon himself standing behind me laughing. And don’t get me started on the goram bread! YOU WERE THAWED! WHY’D YOU TAKE 4 HOURS TO RISE! Holy Crap! Or, as Lindsay told me that crap isn’t holy…UNHOLY CRAP! And then icing wouldn’t pour…and then I spilled coffee…and then stuff fell on the floor…and then I went over my time…and then my morning just sucked. Ugh! I meant to make this a very well articulated and nicely don’t blog post, and not just a rambling rant…but all them plans got chucked out the window when I started. VENT CITY. Why’s the Corliss-Curse have to hit me now? Why not when I can take it. WHY NOT WHEN I’M AWAKE! When I’m not trying to earn extra money for a very important item I need to purchase. Sigh…Lord, please don’t let the rest of the day be so bad. Please?

God Bless,
Pilgrim.

P.S. Comment please and make my day better. :(


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