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Then you can tell me goodbye

The Casinos:

Baby you’re a rich man

The boys:

Daydream believer

The Monkees:

Summer breeze

Seals & Croft:

You’ve made me so very happy

Blood Sweat and Tears:

Blow ‘em away

David Wilcox with Chuck Brodsky’s classic about a commuter’s road rage:

I love you more today than yesterday

Where are the great pop tunes of today? I’m not hearing them! Spiral Starecase:

Christians

Boy, is this guy gonna get it:

Retired pastor Kirk Minor remembers a time when working with his church was centered around people, and not rhetoric – and he’s wondering where those days went.

“We’re finding more and more that there are a lot of people out there doing a lot of talking and protesting and bellyaching, but fewer people actually walking the walk,” said Minor, author of Journey Across The Tiber: My Many Rooms. “We have extremists protesting funerals of gay soldiers, pundits decrying the use of abbreviations for the word Christmas and activists campaigning for prayer in public schools. These are all very divisive issues, and have little to do with the good works the Bible wants the faithful to perform.”

Minor bemoans that the Bible has become a book with which to bludgeon people.

“Too many people are using religion as a sword to fight those with whom they disagree, instead of as a plowshare to help their fellow neighbors tend the land and form a community,” said Minor, who retired as a United Methodist Church pastor after 23 years.

The key to reversing the trend, according to Minor, is to use actions more than words, and for people of faith to quietly go about the good works and charity that is at the essence of the Bible’s teachings.

But see, Baptists know Methodists aren’t real Christians, so why should they listen to him? That’s how it works!

Collateral damage

Women and children. But hey, the war machine moves on!

What the internet is hiding from you

This is really fascinating. I’ve noticed the same thing!

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