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Old 11-08-2015, 01:33 AM   #126
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Re: To Realize That We're God

I have a really great story to end the night with. This is all true.

Somewhere between here and there I was thinking. My daughter was in my mind. I envisioned a lesson I would be teaching her about life when she get's older. It was about disappointment. The vision had a scenario where she was set up for disappointment and I was teaching her how to deal with that disappointment. It was more of a realization that life is about disappointments. Those moments are there for a reason. Without them we couldn't realize their opposites.

At this exact moment the Detroit Tigers beer mug (the one's that have the crystal lookin' things inside the mug that freeze when you stick the mug in the freezer) that my daughter bought (more like she picked it out and I payed for it..she's young still) me for my birthday cracked and completely split at the top of the handle.

I love this mug. My daughter loves this mug because I love this mug. She is going to be sad when I tell her in the morning. If I can't handle it then how in the hell can I set an example for her on how to handle it?

Well.. I can handle it.

If this story had an image it would be this:

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really though..don't think too far into it. I just presented all of the information available. Stick to the real message.

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Old 11-08-2015, 01:51 AM   #127
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Wow..just realized the post above this ^^ one talked about looking for clues. Well, if there ever was one..
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Old 11-12-2015, 09:07 AM   #128
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It's a shame that someone like you has kids.
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Old 11-12-2015, 10:58 PM   #129
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is it?
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Old 11-12-2015, 11:37 PM   #130
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Let me tell you a story about my daughter.

Tonight I dropped her off at her grandparents (her mom's parent's, not mine) house to have a sleepover. As I was leaving I had the vision of when she looked at her grandma bashfully because she had been crying and she didn't really want anyone to know about it. This is not really a good way to leave your child but that's how it had to be this time. I was sad.

The drive there was great and I thought we were going to make it with no mishaps, but then we pulled down the street of her grandma and grandpa's and she lost it. She started crying. I knew she started crying because we had been having fun conversations for all of the 40-min-or-so-drive and she never responded to the last one. It took me only a few seconds to realize she started crying, probably because I had been expecting it.

My daughter and I are close. She is my little buddy .

When I asked her (originally) whether or not she wanted to have a sleepover at her grandparents house or whether she wanted to stay the night here and I could drop her off there in the morning (but it would be early)..she asked me, "what do you want Daddy"? I told her I thought she should stay at her grandparents house so I didn't have to bother her at 6:45 or so a.m. (because she has no school tomorrow for parent-teacher conferences). She said, "Ok, then I'll stay there."

She did it for me.

My daughters mom and I are not together and it kills my daughter. It kills her because she doesn't like going back to her moms. All is legit over there it's just that the atmosphere is geared toward the aggressive and she is more passive. At my place it is just her and I. And she is basically my Mini Me. We are alike.

The numbness in her blank stare shows me how much this affects her. Some of the family knows this too, as they have seen signs in their own way. She does not like being away from me. But this is how it is. All I can do is guide her through this the best I can. I too was in a situation very close to this so I understand her.

My point is that candy and pretty dresses didn't buy this love from her. Do you think that if I was anything but sincere she wouldn't have been able to pick up on it (her whole life?)? Haven't you ever heard of kids being great judges of other people's characters?

I don't blame you because you didn't know I'm starting to wonder where I went wrong in this thread to make you think I wasn't even responsible enough to take care of a kid.

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Old 12-11-2015, 10:24 PM   #131
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Old 12-13-2015, 02:38 PM   #132
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Let me tell you a story about my daughter.
Reason: it's why you would hitchhike to Birmingham

amazing post. have a great season, both of you.
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Old 02-06-2016, 01:07 PM   #133
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When we do bad things these things are only "bad" because God isn't there. The next time you do something bad take God along and you'll start to realize why it is that you were attracted to the temptation in the first place.
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Old 02-06-2016, 10:18 PM   #134
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Who the heck are you talking to, Erf?
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Old 02-07-2016, 06:21 PM   #135
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Planet Erf.

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Old 02-15-2016, 09:08 AM   #136
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nice poem!
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Old 03-27-2016, 01:34 PM   #137
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She's me, but a beshder version.
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Old 03-28-2016, 01:32 PM   #138
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1) I didn't say that because I'm not actually smart enough to argue the point. I pointed out that Max Planck, a physicist who won the Nobel prize for his theory of Quantum Theory/Mechanics disagrees with what you said.

Someone who knows more about Quantum Mechanics can correct me if I'm wrong but he seems to be saying that matter as we know it doesn't exist and the universe is made up of probability equations of what is most probabilistic to happen. And not only does human consciousness affect the probability of things within the universe but they wouldn't be physical matter without some form of consciousness to be aware of it as matter.
But the latter part of this sentence cannot be taken in context with just 'human' consciousness. Any consciousness from ANY living being in the universe will suffice in order for matter to exist by this theory. It has nothing to do with 'Human' beings having any relation as to when the universe first came into existence. Also, 'matter' must come before life can exist, so this theory is flawed.
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Old 03-29-2016, 09:54 PM   #139
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as to when the universe first came into existence.
The Universe can come into existence however far back you want to say. Intelligence has been around longer. Before it was the intelligence that you've come to experience today it was the process called life that got you to this point.
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Old 03-31-2016, 12:13 PM   #140
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The Universe can come into existence however far back you want to say. Intelligence has been around longer. Before it was the intelligence that you've come to experience today it was the process called life that got you to this point.
You cannot say this was absolute certainty as if it were fact. It is an opinion and should be viewed as such.
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Old 04-01-2016, 08:38 PM   #141
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Ok man listen. Look at it like poker.

Do you believe that if for the last ten years all I've done is study poker, and play hours upon hours at the tables, and someone who wasn't as experienced - or maybe just didn't want it as much as me - could sit down and question some of my moves.. possibly be the one who has yet learned?

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Old 04-01-2016, 09:16 PM   #142
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yup, dammit, should've read this:

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Ok man listen. Look at it like poker.

Do you believe that if for the last ten years all I've done is study poker, and play hours upon hours at the tables, then someone who wasn't as experienced - or maybe just didn't want it as much as me - could sit down and question some of my moves.. and possibly be the one who has yet learned?
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Old 04-02-2016, 05:17 AM   #143
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Oh Jesus Christ, is this stupid thread still going?
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Old 04-02-2016, 08:20 AM   #144
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Maybe I can hitch a ride with your boy on that one-way trip to Mars?

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Old 04-02-2016, 08:50 PM   #145
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Don't you understand?!?

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You Are Going To Die!

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Old 04-02-2016, 09:13 PM   #146
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Old 04-06-2016, 12:49 AM   #147
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Don't you understand?!?

You Are Going To Die!
So? didn't exist for millions of years before I was born, and I wasn't inconvenienced by it at all.
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Old 04-06-2016, 01:57 AM   #148
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Would a benevolent god allow this thread to exist?
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Old 04-06-2016, 12:25 PM   #149
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Yes.
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didn't exist for millions of years before I was born, and I wasn't inconvenienced by it at all.
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