18 Dec

Dear Readers,
Beautiful words, beautiful song! Troy always knows how to do it perfectly and perfectly he did. Enjoy!

as long as i'm singing

O come, O come, Emmanuel
And ransom captive Israel
That mourns in lonely exile here
Until the Son of God appear

Please, appear. Just appear. It’s time.

Israel is so much larger, scarier than it was before, and we have become a disease upon ourselves. We rape what we can’t have, we steal instead of earn, we lord over each other with wealth, and possession, and finery. We chase success instead of satisfaction, we ravage instead of grow. We hurt instead of heal. We hate instead of love. We turn everything that is blessed into a sin. Simply because. Simply because the two basic rules you gave us, rules that even a small child understands, we have decided we can not – will not – accomplish. We will NOT love you above all else. We will NOT love our neighbor as ourselves. We will not, damn You. You, in Your…

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  1. Liz T. December 18, 2012 at 1:52 pm #

    Beautiful, Carlotta! Thank you for reblogging Troy’s post.

    Two nights ago, Saturday Night Live opened with a solemn rendition of Silent Night — omitting words relating to Christ or our Savior. Then Martin Short, a few minutes later in his monologue, made a joke about Jesus Christ and the audience laughed.

    We have a loooooong way to go if things are to change. Especially considering that young people’s belief systems are fed to them by the media.

    Thank you, Carlotta and Troy for stating what you believe. In my opinion, it starts there.

    I, too, believe. Come back! Now!

    XOXO Liz T.

    • asklotta December 18, 2012 at 6:04 pm #

      I wish your voice and words can be heard from every mountain top and in to every house! Thanks my friend for your support!
      xo

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