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Don't Do What They Tell You, Sam Wilson's blog post #2
« on: October 11, 2009, 03:40:37 pm »


   
   
After school special sh*t, for real. Check this...

Okay, so my US history class. I'm co-teaching with this dumb white bitch. 25, super republican (I'm the special ed IRR teacher in the classroom). She decided to give up teaching. She said that. She stated she refuses to teach the kids because they are bad and she has more important things to do in her other classes and her masters classes (not school related). Whatever, same old.

Anyway, the kids hate her. I hate her. There is a group of four who sit in the back and haven't done anything since day one. All hispanic gangbangers. BTW, it's a repeater class, everyone in there has failed the class at least once. Anway, the 4 in the back, I asked them if they wanted to work, they said no, and I said fine. As long as you are quiet, I will leave you be, but if you ever want to start, I'll do whatever it takes to help you.

Anyway, one day one of the four was talking to me, god came up. I don't know how. He told me he saw god. He also told me the ammount of drugs he's done in life and is always flashing gang signs, so whatever. I told him I don't believe in god. He said god was real, I said maybe, but I don't believe in him. If he's male.

A few days later he asked to talk to me outside. My lack of faith really bothered him. He told me he's seen some sh*t in life, bad sh*t, bad enough that god has talked to him and is his salvation. I said, "the judeo christian god?" he said , no, just god. god god.  I told him, well, I was a cop for 7 years, I've seen enough things to make me not believe in god. I told him I respected his piety, but it wasn't for me. I asked him why he was so worried about my faith. He said he liked me and didn't want me to go to hell. I said, if your god exists, he would want you to work harder and prove yourself to him.

Yesterday he brought me a book. He asked me to read it. It was some book about god. I said I would read it, then we would talk about it, but I still don't believe in god. Then he asked me if I would get him all of his make up work so he could catch up. I went and got him his work, we talked, and I'm sure we'll talk tomorrow.

True story yo. Take it for what you will...

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Re: Don't Do What They Tell You, Sam Wilson's blog post #2
« Reply #1 on: October 11, 2009, 06:57:26 pm »
You've been honest and open enough to post this and I will respond in kind.

I am a Christian, I seek to offend no one but I don't believe in a relatavistic view of God. There is one God and the only way to salvation and Heaven is through his son Christ.

I believe the Lord was speaking to you Sam.

There are NO coincidences in this life. You reached out to someone that most would scorn, even those who are paid to lend guidance and comfort to such people.

That spirit of empathy and devotion was reciprocated by this young man and it went directly to your lack of faith.

How could he possibly pick such a subject of interaction by accident?

You reached out to a child and the Lord reached out to you through him.

I've heard a phrase often used in jest with a "Colorful" adjective usually attached. In this instance though, it is not meant in humor and it fits perfectly.

Someone was praying for that " Guy".


I don't know what that book will lead you to but I hope its to belief in Christ.

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Re: Don't Do What They Tell You, Sam Wilson's blog post #2
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2009, 03:54:12 am »



I don't know what that book will lead you to but I hope its to belief in Christ.

nope, sorry. I've been to mecca and went on the hajj to. Still don't believe. I appreciate your words though and respect the fact that you have faith, it's just not for me.

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Re: Don't Do What They Tell You, Sam Wilson's blog post #2
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2009, 06:07:55 am »
Also, not to offend, but I don't believe in god either.  I'm jewish by practice and tradition, but I believe god/heaven/jesus/etc. is all about as real as Santa Claus or the Tooth Fairy.  That being said, I have absolutely no problem with people believing in god.  Hell, they can even think I am damned to hell or whatever for not taking jesus or what have you into my heart.  But what drives me bonkers is when people try to tell me about god when I obviously do not what to hear about it. 

When someone tries to convert me or show me the light or says they will pray for me....it just annoys the stuffing out of me.  I'd rather they silently feel bad for me or whatever.  I respect them enough for their beliefs, please respect mine.

BTW that's not directed at you Jefferson, just my general thought on the issue.  As Frank Sinatra said "I'm for anything that gets you through the night - be it prayer, tranquilizers or a bottle of Jack Daniels. "