Showing posts from October 16, 2005

My concience

Is guilt reliable?

I just got back from Jeannie Hughes’ blog.  I posted, and linked back to my sight.  Having done so, I feel this pang of guilt about my language, and even some of the content.  I actually considered going back and editing some of it.

The question is, why?  And why did I not before hand?  Or did I, and was I in denial?

It is possible that the Spirit of God is convicting me.  If so:
Why does He convict me of things primarily when I think of other Christians (or people) finding out about it?
Why does He convict me most in the context of conservative (or those who I associate with a conservative bent in my own mind) Christians?
Perhaps the mechanism that He uses has something to do with other human beings.

Now the ugly part…

I’ve been noticing lately that my dog seems to have a conscience.  When he does something bad (ie: that is completely in accordance with his nature that I’m going to scream at him about because I find it inconvenient), he comes sulking with a look of guilt i…


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Best. Video. Ever.

This really touches a chord with me for some reason. It makes me sad and uncomfortable and angry and hell yeah, all at once.