Journal of a Living Lady #284
Nancy White Kelly
Jews, Buddhists, Muslims, or Atheists need not apply.
Have your attention? Thought so.
Most of us are vocal defenders of the
Intolerance isn’t new. But I wasn’t expecting to find it where I did. In the classified ads of a major newspaper.
Buddy and I have been searching for a puppy since Oppie, our beloved
I am a Christian. That is no secr
True, Christians are generally good folks. Unfortunately, not all Christian families are ideal. Some are b
The question this odd ad raised is this: What constitutes a Christian family worthy of a dog? Do they visit the sick and feed the poor? Do one or more family members attend church regularly? Do they tithe? While these are desirable characteristics, religious activity does not make one a Christian anymore than reading the label of a dog food makes the reader a canine. Christianity is far more than that. John 3:16 and Ephesians 2:8-9 succinctly sums it up.
Does my belief in Jesus as the Messiah, born of a virgin, make me a more worthy puppy buyer than my Jewish friends? Hardly. What difference does it make
Buddy and I didn’t buy the Yorkie puppy. We ended up adopting a darling two-pound
Midget is unimpressed with my piano rendition of Amazing Grace. She much prefers my chant: “Here, doggie, doggie, doggie.”