The great spiritual resignation (a parable).

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2021.10.24 14:52 Pleronomicon The great spiritual resignation (a parable).

Imagine for a moment a house built on a hill in an enchanted forest. The occupants of this house are good people. They respect the land and the natural order of the general habitat. They live off of the land and give back when they can. There is a relationship of mutual love and respect between the household and the forest life. Things are good.
Then one day, the occupants of the house move out, and the new people move in, who lack respect for the very environment upon which they depend. They pollute the land, overhunt the wildlife, treat the animals with cruelty, and simply do not appreciate what they have, at all. This goes on to the point that the wildlife have simply moved on to a more hospitable environment.
Now the locals warned these people constantly, to respect the forest, lest the forest takes back its blessings, but being the fools they are, the new occupants laugh it off.
So one day, the trees conspire together: "Let us uproot ourselves the next time the rains come at mid-night and the soil becomes soft. Together we shall find a new home, where the land is respected, and the soil is good to our roots."
Thus the trees agree and wait for the opportune moment, and finally, the rainstorms come at mid-night with loud, terrible thunder. It softens the soil so that their roots easily free themselves, and the thunder covers the march of the enchanted trees, while the fools sleep in their drunkenness. The trees have freed themselves, and the Spirit has empowered their roots to become as legs, so that they could find a new home.
The forest has withdrawn its already alienated blessings, and with the tree roots no longer there to hold the earth together, the rains wash the fools and their house of vanities one around to witness the calamity, no one to remember the fools who thought they owned the world.

For anyone who lives a Spirit filled life, seeking first the righteousness of God, you are the trees. As God blesses you, you grow strong and you share your blessings with your environment. Your branches provide shade to the wildlife, and homes to squirrels and birds. Your roots, together with the roots of the other trees hold the ground together, so that land dwellers can build their homes in stability.
The moral of the story: The world needs the righteous man more than the righteous man needs the world. Do not cast your pearls to the swine, when you know from experience that it will be trampled. All you have to do is move on, and the ground will be washed out from underneath the exploiters of the world, as they sleep.
If you notice that your presence is enabling the exploiters to continue their exploitation, then all you have to do is ask God to give you the power to relocate yourself, and your roots will become legs upon which you can simply walk away, and they will carry you to where ever the Spirit leads.
Do not be lulled into the false sense of security that the world promises you. The world has become a museum of empty promises, gaslighting, and threats. But you know better than to believe the world's propaganda. You know to walk by faith, and not by sight. God loves you, and He will take care of you so long as you abide in the love of Christ. You do not need anything from the world. It is the world that needs you.
Heaven and earth will pass away. Do not pass with it.
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2021.10.24 14:52 XX_GinjaNinja Game crashes

I purchased btd6 on my laptop but when I press start the game crashes. My laptop is perfectly capable on running the game so I have no clue.
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2021.10.24 14:52 yourmak3r Exit Strategy

I know HODLTHEHUT and everything but when will you sell at least a portion of your shares, given that BTC might crash 50-80% in this cycle as it has done in previous cycles?
My personal PT is to sell a portion of my shares when BTC hits 100k and let the rest ride + buy the dip when the aforementioned and statistically likely crash happens.
My average SP is 6 euros so I'd love to get a 3-4x on my investment with BTC around 100k.
Curious to hear about your strategies.
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2021.10.24 14:52 ultra_salty that mini heart-attack you get when you can't feel your phone in your pockets

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2021.10.24 14:52 FlyingTurtle4790 Gonna be watching a movie, see y'all in a few hours when I leave the theatre

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2021.10.24 14:52 TrevorHikes (Selling) American Beauty,Gladiator,The English Patient,My Fair Lady,Wings

PayPal F&F preferred. Dollar discount on multi-title purchases. Or All Five for $20

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2021.10.24 14:52 FulcrumM2 When you accidentally change the aspect ratio and can't stop laughing

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2021.10.24 14:52 NationYell Malcolm in the Middle knew what was up with work and wages!

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2021.10.24 14:52 WoodFirePizzaIsGood Last night's sunset on Main Street was breathtaking

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2021.10.24 14:52 Zealousideal-Elk1831 when it’s getting bad again🥶

I have just been living life so mechanically recently . I just feel so blank and lifeless. like a robot doing its tasks. And I don’t know how much longer I can keep up my image. There’s nothing really wrong .. I study , get ok grades, i have friends and im lucky enough to have financial stability
im just so sad and empty and just have this constant feeling of dread in my chest that never goes away and knowing things would be better if I was no longer in anyones life. and I feel so so stuck and isolated and there’s nowhere I can go for help.. because what is there to do or fix
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2021.10.24 14:52 CherryCokeZero69 Update players OTW

Will Upamecano get an update after this weekend and if so, when do they update these OTW players?
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2021.10.24 14:52 parolepatrol Went from working in the legal system to growing cannabis.

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2021.10.24 14:52 comaloider Looking for a specific OST

It plays when you enter Cliffside Grave. I assume it's a remix from a Pokemon game done by GlitchxCity but this one doesn't remind me of anything. I like it a lot though. Thanks in advance!
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2021.10.24 14:52 memoriesofcold Economic aid during the pandemic got many Americans' backs off the wall for the first time in years — and they're not going back against it without a fight

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2021.10.24 14:52 pandemic_cowboy Question About Minimal Pairs

Hey all!
This is a basic question, but I'm blanking here. If we have two words that differ in meaning and by only one sound, but the differentiating sound unit is an addition to one of the words, is it still a minimal pair?
scope and cope; cat and scat; skid and kid
as opposed to pick and tick.
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2021.10.24 14:52 Bettons Extinct-Splat: Sloppy Trials, Black, Blue Ink and Fineliner

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2021.10.24 14:52 PuddingRnbowExtreme Is the cadence of your voice fast & halting & uncomfortable for other people to listen to? Is this a bipolar thing in general? Or is it just my own problem?

Sometimes I wonder how certain YouTubers are so easy to watch even if they're not talking about anything in particular, they just have a soothing voice cadence & mannerism.
I wish I had that. You can hold an audience absolutely captive if you just have those two things. I mean I don't care about YouTube but this holds true in relationships and daily interactions with everyone.
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2021.10.24 14:52 lauduch Question about Deathwing terminators squad.

I just ordered the Deathwing terminator squad. Should i equip them with different weapon or is it a good idea to have the same ?
Are plasma weapon the logical choice ?
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2021.10.24 14:52 itsworththewhile Wireless internet solutions comparable to a home cable internet connection?

I'm well aware of "unlimited" data plans, which really just means unlimited browsing but the moment you stream something you start getting throttled. I pay 100/mo for this on my cell and it's absolutely abysmal. Considering I also use my cell for work, I can't get throttled during working hours, as it really causes some serious issues.
I'm wondering if any of you know of any decent wireless internet plans where one could hook up a modem/router in the car and have internet comparable to a home cable connection, without any throttling.
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2021.10.24 14:52 404notfuckingfound Is this the only Zombie mode they’ll bring bsck? Not even the TDM one?

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2021.10.24 14:52 Susmin8008 My first Deltarune fanart, Delta Warrior KRIS

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2021.10.24 14:52 enp_redd Streamt er noch?

Weiß jemand wann Daniels sabbatical endet?
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2021.10.24 14:52 Lonelymaiden12345 I will transfer to a nice college and I will achieve my goals and return here to this sub and prove you all wrong. You were wrong about me and one day you're going to realize it.

Thanks in advance to those who have shown me kindness.
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2021.10.24 14:52 mcegg95 Sore/tenderness after sex after leep

Hi, I had sex for the first time after having a leep done 2 months ago. During it was not really painful.. pretty normal. But ever since we finished I have been so sore and tender in the pelvic area/low abdomen. Is this normal? It's the first time I had sex in 3 months and now I am so worried if this is my new normal or will I get back to normal eventually?
It literally feels like that first week after having the leep procedure done. Also, I think I might be ovulating because I've had all the symptoms of ovulation for the past few days. Which is normal for me to feel ovulation symptoms for the several days leading up to it.
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