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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 21 2015, 10:23am says:

Ive heard before that Love is Justice.

Honestly I'm starting to believe that.

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 21 2015, 11:10am replied:

You may use your empathy to subtly reason with your assailants or some 'adversaries'. If this strategy works, congrats, you may be able to change them and improve yourself at the same time. This trick rarely works, but it's still better than a flaming conflict. And even if you're a victim and you've been hurt a lot, your positive efforts can make a change in the long run. It sounds nice, but it's a faint hope that you might persuade the people that hurt you to change their ways or to atone for their actions. Reality is... harsh.

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 21 2015, 11:24am replied:

Always has been.

But even Stephen as he was stoned to death by the Pharisees said "Lord, forgive them, for they know not what they do".

Love is Justice.

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MattmanDude Creator
MattmanDude Feb 21 2015, 1:15pm replied:

Okay I know this is wrong and out of place but lol...

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 21 2015, 2:42pm replied:

Oh Josh! ♥ Love me! Youtube.com [1:37:30 - 1:40:15] + [1:42:57 - 1:45:44] = LOVE

Matt. You're a witty person. 33.media.tumblr.com ;)

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 21 2015, 11:02am says:

Some people desperately attempt to solve some issues, answer some peculiar questions, reach a compromise, essentially; fix certain things in some way, to no avail. So, when diplomacy fails and you cannot even reach a consensus, then there's room for endurance & humility or revenge. Any intelligent life form will most likely defend itself, it's a natural course of action.

Even if you're adamant and you firmly stick to your convictions and dignity, you can be broken. There's a limit, it's just a matter of how much pain you can absorb and sustain... and then you shatter - Youtube.com 31:52 - 35:32 I speak from experience. Maybe some people comprehend this matter, it's such a touchy subject. :(

You want to be humble and compassionate? Some moral lessons - Youtube.com

The worst feeling in the world is knowing you did the best you could and it still wasn't good enough. :(

"The monks used to say that revenge is like a two-headed rat-viper. While you watch your enemy go down, you're being poisoned yourself." --Avatar Aang--

“The true mind can weather all the lies and illusions without being lost. The true heart can touch the poison of hatred without being harmed. Since beginning-less time, darkness thrives in the void, but always yields to purifying light”. --Lion Turtle-- Avatar

Mod-db petty issues pale in comparison to real life problems.

Are you strong enough to maintain cordial relations with your enemies? Are you good enough to restrain yourself? Are you sure you cannot be broken? Ask yourself if you can withstand all the pain - Youtube.com

I shall let this entity/constant settle the score. I think this 'god' should be impartial yet objective, and that's a rather difficult thing to do.

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 21 2015, 11:39am says:

Vengeance has always been like that. Your not just hurting others, your hurting yourself. Only the Lord is to be the one to set the record straight. And in the process, through leaving it up to him, you gain peace of mind.

Where I am weak, He is strong. Whether your broken or not, you look to the Lord for strength when your weak. And he delivers. He can make the best of even the worst of situations.

When my mother died of cancer last year, me and my dad had done everything we could up to that point to help her. We prayed, we read our Bibles, we sought out the support of others. Everything. Even tried experimental treatments at the hospital. Still wasn't good enough. And so she died, but at least when she went, I know she died thinking of the Lord.

I'd done everything I could for her. My only regret is I couldn't have been a better son all those years I'd known her.

But I know she went to be with the Lord, cause my mother was probably the most devout Christian I'd ever met. And she was there for me and my dad whenever we needed her.

Perhaps it was her time to go when it was. We'd been through a lot up to that point, and it had taken it's toll on her. She'd broke many times while she was down here, but the Lord always found a way of picking her back up again. So I do know one thing, she's not suffering anymore. Only smiles and Angels she knows now. And one day, like everyone other believer Ive met, I know I'll see again.

Until then, I only pray that when I die, I go out doing what the Lord wanted me to do.

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 1:25am replied:

I may put forth the notion the conceptual death is an illusion and a chimeric idea. You may interpret it as you see fit. I can elaborate on my statement.

Countless people think there's nothing after death; once you die, you simply decompose and that's it, which is a rather dim perspective. Now there's a more sophisticated and a wishful perspective on death.

It's a common belief that there's an after-life, but here's where science and spirituality, to put it mildly, don't entirely support each other. You, as an ardent and perceptive believer are inclined to incorporate science into your outlook on life and death, but you still hold on to some core beliefs like being revived in the exact human form after death. Perhaps it's not an accurate description of your after-life conviction, but I've met numerous people that think about it this way.

As for science, essentially, we consist of atoms. We are the star-dust and once we die we merely turn into another form of energy. There's a humorous yet accurate clip that may convey my message more clearly - Youtube.com

Oh I'm so tempted to post this link, here you go - Youtube.com :D

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 7:14am replied:

Death is an illusion in that regard. It's only the death of the physical body. The soul and spirit continue to live on. Three things make up the being that is man. The body, the soul, and the spirit.

As for our bodies, we don't get them back till after the Resurrection. And that's if you trust in Christ. But when we do get them back, they won't be in the fallen state they were during this time anymore.

For once, I agree with Dooku. :-)

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 9:12am replied:

It would be nice if our benevolent entity explained 'its' divine master-plan. I'm curious as to why certain things occur and what prompted 'god' to create some things either via evolution or sheer magic.

I've been told that Jesus is love. And you yourself have said several times that love is justice. So, I can only assume that Jesus is a savior and through him we can achieve serenity and true love. But I have an issue with this idea. Can you convince me that Jesus is an embodiment of God and that his teachings are true(I exclude all religions, including Christianity. Church is meaningless to me).

In addition, I'm inclined to... presume that all prophets that ever existed may have been the embodiment of God for a reason. I might alter my statement by saying that God merely spoke through some individuals in order to enlighten our mankind to some extent.

I must say that beliefs are somewhat irrational and contagious. Maybe I have a unique set of beliefs. I find it hard to form a cohesive belief system. The only constant is that deity. Maybe there's nothing after all.

Monotheism is a peculiar ideology. As though the Bible was intentionally written to erase the ancient gods and to create an authoritative singularity that is to be feared and worshiped by everyone, and as an ulterior motive to control and subtly rob nearly everyone.

What is this divine truth? Please, tell me. Convince me to follow Jesus.

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 10:12am replied:

What greater life is there than to be part of a society that is based around faith, hope, and love?

Faith brings Honor.
Hope brings Victory.
Love brings Peace.

The Lord only wants the best for His children. Anything else is but pure vanity.

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 10:43am replied:

It sounds like a lofty ideal and a fanciful tale. Is this 'Eden'?

So, vanity is merely an obstacle to divinity. Fair enough. Ignorance and stagnation breed inaction and apathy. Love is transcendent. Hope and Faith give you courage, strength, determination. Let's add empathy and a refined perception and we're angels in Eden or something like that. :D

Reincarnation is like a re-spawn in games, right? :D

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 11:10am replied:

You know how in Kotor 2 when you went around the old Jedi Enclave, you'd get that feel that the Jedi are like these ancient good guys, but seemingly no more and forgotten?

Kind of the same thing here. Except were not forgotten, were making a resurgence to spread the faith and ideals once more.

Something like that. The only person who was ever reincarnated though, from the Bible, was God when he became Jesus Christ. But it's believed Christ even made appearances before that. Like when he showed himself to Joshua in the desert before the Battle of Jericho. He's the Captain (Commander) of the Lord's Army. Only Christ would fit that role. When Christ finally came to do what he did here he manifested himself as a human being.

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 12:01pm replied:

Jedi are renowned for their fairness and pursuit of justice. Peace-keepers. And yet, their inaction and futile contemplation resulted in their near extinction.

The temple was fairly demolished; neglected walls, rubble, devastated courtyard and so on. It was devoid of life and positive emotions. There were Youtube.com echoes of what once was. And it sent shivers down my spine, made me incredibly sad.

Persecution, mass extermination, conversion, lost culture, the knowledge you(the player) could not obtain. And thus, Jedi's influence and connection to the Force diminished over the years/centuries/millenniums... only to be utterly crushed by the Sith'ari - Youtube.com

Let's hope "Luke" will save us.

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 12:25pm replied:

Yes, yet all it would take was one Jedi to turn the tide. :-)

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 12:38pm replied:

Our world - Youtube.com in a nutshell. :/

Take care. :)

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 9:35am says:

I purchased an elegant blouse I01.i.aliimg.com and I'm not entirely sure if I can visit a local Church wearing this marvel. People won't make fun of me, right? :/

And what about this? This red blouse plus dark trousers and black shoes. And if it rains, I have a colorful umbrella. You know... fashion. :D

Anyway. Do you like bright, vivid colors? And how come Jesus always wears white clothes? Me and my questions... mind-boggling... I know. ;)

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 10:43am replied:

Looks alright to me. :-)

Biblically, white represents purity and righteousness.



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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 10:48am replied:

Okay. I'll bring awesomeness to my local church... soon. ;)

Well, Jesus is like Obi-Wan. :D

And red? Is it a symbol of love? :)

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Commander Cody Author
Commander Cody Feb 22 2015, 11:22am replied:

Red is of great significance in the Bible.

It speaks of the sin that all mankind holds, but also of the redemption that everyone has access to because of Jesus shedding His blood on the cross.

So, the color red in the Bible (also scarlet and crimson) can symbolize both sin and redemption.

Love can be represented by red in the fact Christ was willing to give his own life for our redemtpion. No greater love than that.

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Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ
Lara-Croft_69-♥-♫-ツ Feb 22 2015, 12:09pm replied:

Thank you. ♥ :)

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Romans 12:19
"Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord."

Vengeance is an ugly thing. It can drive even the most respectable of individuals to do the most troubling of things all to settle old scores.

But you, as a Christian, have an obligation to be a peacemaker. Vengeance is for the Lord to do, not you. Do not let your hate consume you, instead forgive. Lest you become the very thing we are against.

There is a clear difference between Vengeance and Justice however. Meaning you are not to sit idly by and allow evil to be done in your wake. Your a servant and soldier of Truth. Nothing high and mighty, yet just in your doings and judgements. And this is something that is to show whether people are or aren't around you.


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