"Right on, Brother.
There is no pressure to return the same words. Treat them as a well intentioned person who is speaking a foreign language--with kindness. Although, sometimes I do say it back...in rebellion against all those "Happy…"
"How about a little of that thermal concrete. "By golly, Jim, I'm beginning to think I can cure a rainy day." I hope that gets at least a little laugh, sometimes that can be the best medicine. Love, prayers, and grace be with…"
"The idea of having nothing to do with the pagans, sounds a little too much to me like the shunning practices of those like the J Witnesses--Practices that alienate their loved ones and result in a haughtiness that our Father hates.
I find myself…"
"Comments like the one about the flag being a god and needing to be burned are why I've dedicated my life to education. People twist history to try to make their points without first understanding what is meant. The idea of a "living…"