by M. J. Joachim
Thou Shalt Not Kill
Um, duh! When you kill that means you murder someone, and when you murder someone, they’re no longer with us in body and spirit. So when it comes to killing, I say put down the butcher knife and that vile, splicing tongue that for whatever reason takes offense, talks down to others and is just plain mean once in a while.
Hey, we all do it. It’s not like any of us are perfect or anything. But truly we should watch ourselves and put a muzzle on our mouths sometimes. Harsh words cut deep, and they can take a lifetime to overcome too. Imagine hearing nothing but “shame on you, you’re not good enough” words for any length of time. It’s a torture unto its own, that stuff is.
Dare I get into the subject of putting the fear of God in some people, except they aren’t afraid of God at all, because frankly, if God were as mean as the person or people they’re up against, hell hath no fury? You know the type and we all know it’s best to turn and run, not walk the other way.
Don’t even get me started on murder and actual killing. Think drunk drivers, neglectful adults who misplace or forget about the children, only to find out the children drowned at the bottom of the pool or suffocated in a hot car during summer. Yea, I went there, because summer is almost here and the reminder is more than a little important this time of year.
Let’s not forget about the little ones that haven’t even been born yet, the ones growing in the womb … and the elderly or sickly who still have so much to give, even though we label them as unable to contribute effectively to our society. Do we really have a right to judge such things? I wouldn’t think so, and I sure as heck don’t want to answer to God Himself for playing God during my lifetime when I die.
Onto Random Acts of Kindness, Day 2 now…
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