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Re: [IP]Jim- "hiding" cures et al. [discussing religion on this site]




----- Original Message -----
From: "Ginny Kloth" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2000 2:48 AM
Subject: RE: [IP]Jim- "hiding" cures et al. [discussing religion on this
site]


> Todd and anyone else,
> rest assured I am not going to break any list rules but I think there will
> be a list started up for this type of discussion :) This list is for
> diabetes and religion is not appropiate on here-but I or someone can start
> a list for diabetics and faith discussions. I would find this very healing
> myself. Some ground rules would have to be set.  I'll begin work on it and
> let people know via private email. Even if it is just 3-4 it will grow:)
> Even setting up a chat room and having a chat once in awhile will be
great.
> I'll see what I can come up with and let you know provate email.
> Ginny
>
> At 01:09 AM 06/30/2000 -0400, you wrote:
> ><part of original post from Ginny>
> ><Jim,
> >If my memory serves me right religion cannot be discussed here but I do
> >wish there was a place where we can discuss this issue because for me
> >faith is very important.  I do agree with you here but this is a
> >diabetes list. Many people are uncomfortable when religion is brought up
> >but I can see a place for it. Afterall we are whole people (well that is
> >my belief anyway) :)What do you think? I know we aren't the only ones
> >:)>
> >
> ><response from Laura>
> ><I am not an expert on the "rules" of how this works, but maybe a
> >special chat could be set up for discussion on this type of topic? Then
> >people who want to partipate can, and people that don't want to see this
> >sort of discussion wouldn't have to.
> >Laura>
> >
> >For me the key would be whether there is lots of preaching going on
> >(inappropriate) or simply an occasional reference and post (in my
> >thinking, very appropriate). My guess is that faith is very important to
> >many of us (disclaimer: I've taught in a Bible seminary for 23 years!!).
> >I think those whose bodies are weak (and many of whom have had
> >close-to-death experiences) think about their own mortality (and thus
> >what lies beyond the physical body) more than, for example, my 20-year
> >old son who thinks he's indestructible!
> >
> >I would think any extended discussions should be done privately (just as
> >in extended discussions on other topics that are somewhat related to
> >diabetes, but not the main purpose of the list).
> >
> >Thanks.
> >
> >Todd
> >
> >
> >
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