Daily Archives: March 9, 2015

What are you longing for?

Chocolate and Lent

Meditation by Kendra Tierney @ http://blessedisshe.net/what-are-you-longing-for/

With Lent nearly halfway over, it’s a good time to take a look at today’s psalm, then at our-Lent-selves, then back at the psalm again.

Responsorial Psalm: Psalms 42:2-3; 43:3-4

As a hart longs for flowing streams, so longs my soul for thee, O God.
My soul thirsts for God, for the living God.
When shall I come and behold the face of God?
Oh send out thy light and thy truth; let them lead me,
let them bring me to thy holy hill and to thy dwelling!
Then I will go to the altar of God, to God my exceeding joy;
and I will praise thee with the lyre, O God, my God.

Are our voluntary Lenten disciplines making our souls thirst for God? Or are they just making our husbands duck into another room when they see us coming?

Are we going towards the altar of God—towards Easter Sunday—with exceeding joy, being led by God’s light and God’s truth? Or are we moaning and grumbling as we head towards who-knows-where?

Lent isn’t a time to try to punish ourselves into being deserving of God’s grace. (Especially since that’s not possible, at Lent or any other time.)

Lent is a time to try to be our best selves, to take up new practices that lead us towards God and to leave behind practices that distract us from God.

If giving up chocolate has left us longing for . . . chocolate, rather than for God, perhaps this would be a good time to reassess. When we feel that twinge of desire for sweets, can we use it as a reminder to direct our thoughts towards God? Do we eat a carrot stick AND do some small act of service for someone? Or do we try to fill that sugar-void by shouting at our kids and/or coworkers?

If giving up coffee means that we are too foggy to spend time in morning prayer, perhaps we need to add getting to bed early to our Lenten disciplines. Or maybe now would be the time to try substituting caffeinated tea, instead of just going cold turkey.

Maybe just gutting it out is the best approach to your Lent this year, maybe that’s what will lead you to God’s holy hill. But if your voluntary Lenten disciplines are leading you to hell in a hand-basket instead, you can do something about it! Praise God with your sacrifices today. If we can’t do that, then we’re not making not the right sacrifices.

Where are your voluntary Lenten disciplines taking you today?

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BARACK OBAMA, RACE PIMP EXTRAORDINAIRE

In the history of this nation there has never been a single man more successful at fomenting racial hatred than the one who was supposed to bring about racial harmony. And he does so with zeal. The only marketable asset he’s ever had is nice tan skin,thanks to his African sperm donor daddy getting a liberal white whore to open her legs. He discovered early in life that claiming to be black was his ticket to a free ride in life. I doubt even he thought he would achieve what he has, given he never did anything useful or productive.

Saturday he stood in front of a huge crowd of black hustlers, victims, and a lot of white guilters and spouted lie after lie, as he always does. He claimed he was born in 1961 as a result of the Selma march in 1965. He knew intelligent people knew he was lying, but the message was for those who hang on his every word as if they were gospel. Somebody once said the ill-educated are more easily commanded. That, I believe, is the most basic tenet of the unionized education system. It matters little how many lies he gets caught in, his disciples’ faith in their messiah is unshakeable.

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Obama Uses Selma Anniversary To Claim Voting Rights Act Is In Danger From “Voter Suppression Laws”
And with effort, we can protect the foundation stone of our democracy for which so many marched across this bridge — and that is the right to vote. Right now, in 2015, 50 years after Selma, there are laws across this country designed to make it harder for people to vote.
HE MEANS, OF COURSE, ILLEGALS

http://bigstory.ap.org/article/7e6121144ad548af81919ef0e0465f19/text-obamas-remark-selma-anniversary-commemoration

Obama: ‘We’re the Slaves Who Built the White House’

Obama at Selma: “We Don’t Need a Ferguson Report” to Know Racism Is Not Banished (VIDEO)

Of course, he took a swipe at America.

The first African-American president told the crowd, “We don’t need a Ferguson report” to know racism is not banished.

“We don’t need the Ferguson report to know that’s not true. We just need to open our eyes, and ears, and hearts, to know that this nation’s racial history still casts its long shadow upon us.”

Moonbat Wearing “I’m Sorry” Sign Marches In Selma: “I Feel I Need To Accept Responsibility For My Privilege As A White Male”

Patrick O’Neill, wearing a T-shirt that bore King’s image, stood among Sunday’s swarm of people on the bridge. Around his neck, O’Neill wore a sign reading, “I’m sorry.”
http://weaselzippers.us/216495-moonbat-wearing-im-sorry-sign-marches-in-selma-i-feel-i-need-to-accept-responsibility-for-my-privilege-as-a-white-male/

Too Funny: Race Baiting Media Whore Al Sharpton Missed Sunday’s March Across Selma Bridge Because Of Crowds…
POOR TARBABY DIDN’T GET HIS PUSS IN FRONT OF THE CAMERAS…WHAT A BUZZKILL

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-selma-sunday-march-20150308-story.html#page=1

Hillary skips Selma ceremony for Clinton Foundation gig; she doesn’t need the black vote?

Read more: http://www.bizpacreview.com/2015/03/08/hillary-skips-selma-ceremony-for-clinton-foundation-gig-she-doesnt-need-the-black-vote-185150#ixzz3Tv7EYtQs

As it turns out, the probable 2016 Democratic presidential nominee was just 618 miles away, as the crow flies, attending a Clinton Global Initiative event in Miami — husband Bill and daughter Chelsea were also in attendance, according to CBS Miami.

The Clinton’s were on hand to discuss global issues with more than 1,000 students at the University of Miami in Coral Gables — the former secretary of state spoke on Saturday evening, with the 42nd president of the United States set to speak on Sunday.

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Tragicomedy in the White House

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Netanyahu and Nut and Yahoo
Fife and Obama

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