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M Ploni
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I ask because God is unwelcomed in many, many places in the United States today.

 
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Not only is God welcome, but God is already here.

What is not allowed is feeble minded nitwits telling me what to do because of their relationship with God.
 
John Redman
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Has HE listened to half the podcast?
 
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At my place, I am God. The one, the only, right and true one. Thou shalt have no other god .... bla bla bla ...

Paul --- are you the God of your place, or do you have an even higher power on your side ?

Ooooo. I'm in dangerous territory here. But, it would be a quite legitimate to inquire about whether there are cattle, sheep, goats, or elephants on the farm. If there are god(s), I hope you didn't cheap out and go for an invisible one. I've already seen those ones.
 
paul wheaton
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Paul Redmond wrote:Has HE listened to half the podcast?


I rather like the idea that God is all knowing. So God is aware of the podcasts as they are recorded.

 
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Dale Hodgins wrote:At my place, I am God. The one,the only, right and true one. Thou shalt have no other god .... bla bla bla ...

Paul --- are you the God of your place, or do you have an even higher power on your side ?


I am certainly not God. I am a doofus who is trying to figure out how to do good things.



 
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God is welcome at my place, in fact He is the one who got me interested in permaculture.

Of course, he did start things off with a forest garden.

Then he made rules for his people that ensured a life tied to the land.
Torah required the land always go back to the original family every 50 years and all loans forgiven after 7.
This would have kept us from a heavily industrialized debt driven existence.

Families would have lived on their own land with moms, dad, uncles, aunts and cousins etc.

When he wants to bless His people he always mentions wine, milk and honey.

Lastly, I began to notice that all prophesies about the future suggest he will take us back to the original land based lifestyle.

It should be fun!
 
M Ploni
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mark andrews wrote:God is welcome at my place, in fact He is the one who got me interested in permaculture.

Of course, he did start things off with a forest garden.

Then he made rules for his people that ensured a life tied to the land.
Torah required the land always go back to the original family every 50 years and all loans forgiven after 7.
This would have kept us from a heavily industrialized debt driven existence.

Families would have lived on their own land with moms, dad, uncles, aunts and cousins etc.

When he wants to bless His people he always mentions wine, milk and honey.

Lastly, I began to notice that all prophesies about the future suggest he will take us back to the original land based lifestyle.

It should be fun!


Ah! Good to hear, Mark! God got me interested in permaculture, too!

May He always bless you with health and abundance. All your efforts should be successful.

And Paul's too. And all of the Permies who walk humbly on God's earth.

(I hope Paul doesn't think I'm a feeble-minded nitwit.)
 
Stephen Bublitz
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(I hope Paul doesn't think I'm a feeble-minded nitwit.)


You should probably be more worried about whether or not God thinks you're a feeble-minded nitwit rather than whether Paul does. No offense, Paul.
 
Amedean Messan
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paul wheaton wrote:Not only is God welcome, but God is already here.


Unofficial apple earned for this statement! Kinda hard to add to infinity, lol...
 
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Amedean Messan wrote:

Unofficial apple earned for this statement! Kinda hard to add to infinity, lol...


Infinity +2!

Paul, the king of in-your-face answers, just topped himself. Sharp and blunt at the same time.

 
Rick Roman
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Quote by Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds of the TV series Firefly....

Booker (Preacher): [the crew and passengers eat dinner in the galley] Captain, do you mind if I say grace?

[pause]

Mal: Only if you say it out loud.
 
wayne stephen
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If there is a God She is pretty pissed right now . We had better take care of Her Garden.
If there is no God , this is it Baby ! We had better take care of the Garden !
Paul may not be a god but he does parallel a certain namesake who had the scales removed from his eyes and began to pontificate the Good News. Bestowing Bishopdom to some {Stewards} and Deaconships to others {Volunteers and Pollinators} . Occasionally sending a corrective letter to others to get them to fly right { No , you nitwit . You are not supposed to drink all the communion wine and eat all the bread yourself. }

" I have no patented path to set you free . Besides , I would not know where you wanted to go and it's probably not the same place as me." - "King David" Crosby
 
Charles Tarnard
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I put up some 'no trespassing' signs and some electric fence, but He still just came and went as He pleased.

Edit: didn't notice the forum this was posted in.
 
Amedean Messan
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If I could I would put speakers all over my farm to walk and toil listening to this.

 
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