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View Room Comments for Sunday, Apr. 20 2014

Sunday, April 20, 2014   by: The Soap BoxWelcome to the View Room. This editorial feature is for you to post comments. To comment on a specific news story please post your comment directly under the news story.
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Grump 4/20/2014 7:21:59 AM Report

Good morning everyone and a very Happy Easter to all. Not a snow flake in sight. It's the ones out of sight that concern me. lol. Have a great day all.
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 7:34:08 AM Report

Good morning Grump, have a Happy Easter with the family.

The Pope send a strong message, don't let evil have the last word.

And we speak the same language.
irishfey 4/20/2014 7:54:01 AM Report

Top of the morning to you Grump and Happy Easter to everyone out there also. Grump>> shhhhh, those hidden snowflakes might hear ye and start to fall ,lol I hope you and your house have a blessed Easter Day.. I like to call today.." Happy He is Risen Day "... "This is the day that the Lord has made"... So enjoy and Bless you all....
Grump 4/20/2014 7:57:14 AM Report

Good morning Bobby. Did you get your work caught up or are you still at it? Men's Club dinner on this Monday at 5.30. Anyone interested in a great meal and a bunch of old fellows to chat with, let me know. See you there Bobby. Enjoy your Easter Sunday all.
Grump 4/20/2014 7:59:04 AM Report

Irish that's a lovely way to look at it. Have a great Easter to you and yours.
flyhawk25 4/20/2014 8:09:39 AM Report

Good morning indeed and happy Easter.I have never been so happy to awake to the sound of rain.
Jimssm 4/20/2014 8:10:21 AM Report

Happy Easter, everyone.

No Easter egg hunts outside today. I just saw Peter Cottontail in a kayak out front.
Mr. Poster 4/20/2014 8:22:48 AM Report

The lord has let go an outpouring of liquid gold this morning..everyone...celebrate.
flyhawk25 4/20/2014 8:25:31 AM Report

Jimssm...good stuff!Today I will hide the chocolate eggs for tomorrow's belated Easter supper but I will record where I put all of them lest I find a really green one this summer.
gcubed 4/20/2014 8:34:43 AM Report

Here's wishing everyone a very happy Easter. For any of us who have lost loved ones this past year, may we add them to our thoughts at this joyful time. I shall set a place at the table for a sister and a sister-in-law. As my mother used to close all her letters, ... Love and Stuff.
Grump 4/20/2014 8:46:10 AM Report

Fly I used to make lists too. Then I'll be darned if I could find the lists. If this rain melts too much snow we may be back to flooding. I installed a 12 V. DC sump pump for back up this year so feel a bit more comfortable about power going out and flooding the finished basement. Remember to push yourselves away from the table when required and enjoy the day.
irishfey 4/20/2014 9:08:54 AM Report

Grump.. Glad you mentioned the " list " I thought i was the only one with that problem,lol.. Jimssm, is this the first egg hunt for your boys? They will get a charge out of it. This is our first Easter without the baskets etc. :(.. didn"t want to spread my germs out in the stores, I really miss Zellers on these occasions, was much cheaper. We always had the egg hunt and the Easter baskets even with just the two of us.. Adults, yes, but always a kid at heart. I did pick up a couple of 3lb. choc. bunnys awhile ago so Hubby is happy ,lol... Mr. Poster>> Amen!!
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 9:11:57 AM Report

Yes Grump, I'll be there. I'm busy like an ant.
I spoke to the organizers already and promise to bring the bread, but I'm not certain yet if I'll bake it at home or there and drive the neighborhood crazy with the bread baking aroma.

We'll see tomorrow.

The material worked fine.

I'll be out to work in one hour or so.
rockbanger 4/20/2014 10:20:04 AM Report

Happy Easter to ALL

May we all relish in the true significance of this religious holiday.

God Bless
theprotector 4/20/2014 10:50:08 AM Report

or simply enjoy the chocolate and food!

Stanley 4/20/2014 11:13:23 AM Report

or do both
Zing 4/20/2014 11:16:31 AM Report

Matthew 20:18-19

"Behold, we are going up to Jerusalem; and the Son of Man will be delivered to the chief priests and scribes, and they will condemn Him to death, and will deliver Him to the Gentiles to mock and scourge and crucify Him, and on the third day He will be raised up.

Happy Easter everybody.
rockbanger 4/20/2014 11:42:44 AM Report

Regarding cooking Easter Brunch...

I am having a difficult time with the proper temperature to cook my chocolate Easter Bunny?

Last year it made a mess.


old-cat33 4/20/2014 11:55:16 AM Report

On the 7Th day the Lord turned to his disiple Paul and said "Let there be Rock" and so he created AC/DC!

Rock on today everybody and after your meal lets all go and cheer on The Thunderbirds in game five at the Essar at 7:30PM. It's the only hockey ticket in town now.
Pink Peony 4/20/2014 12:14:15 PM Report

Good day. I hope you all have a great day!

Jim, I appreciate your posts from last night.

Bobby, I caught the "Sam" link you posted. I just got back from spending a couple of weeks down there. One day, I spent 7 hours just walking around downtown and I missed seeing the big record store! I walked down to Front/Wellington/Church and appreciated the architecture of the Flatiron Bldg. Did you ever take a good look at the Old City Hall? The craftsmanship is spectacular. Here's an example: It's a shame that that skill seems to be getting lost.

I looked for Ford but couldn't find him. I was hoping to get a picture taken with him. Snort, snicker.
Pink Peony 4/20/2014 12:26:52 PM Report

gcubed, I'm sorry to hear of your sister and sister-in-law. Big hugs to both of you! One of these days, I'd love to see you two again. I hope you both are doing well!
irishfey 4/20/2014 1:43:17 PM Report

Rockbanger.... Turkey and ham go in the oven. Put the chocolate in a Fondue pot to melt, then dip with strawberries and such ,lol.. Happy eating , or dipping :)... Yes i know it was a joke, or at least i hope it was ,lol
rockbanger 4/20/2014 2:11:55 PM Report

Hello Irishfey

Stupid joke YES meant for shits and giggles only.

Such a gloomy wet day everyone could use a silly laugh.

cheers and all the best.
irishfey 4/20/2014 2:22:56 PM Report

Rockbanger.. It wasn"t a stupid joke,, it was funny! It did make me " giggle" but without the ' sh***"... The chocolate does that for me ,lol... Everyday is good for laughter.... God bless....
statusquo 4/20/2014 3:51:31 PM Report

Interesting tidbid for this Holy season,

The sub species of the leporidae family, the Easter rabbit belongs to the rare egg laying mammalians along with the spiny anteater and the duckbill platypus.
Birth defects are rather common as sometime you would open an Easter egg and out comes a marzipan chicken.
mallet 4/20/2014 5:16:00 PM Report

Status Quo...

What an interesting yolk. Strange that many hard shelled species start with just an egg, turtles, lizards, snakes etc. All humans also start as eggs, but they also get hard boiled as well... strange!!!
theprotector 4/20/2014 5:25:20 PM Report

I find it amazing that your jesus was in fact muslim and it is also told in your bible as such. I also find it amazing that the books the vatican refuses to release belonging in your bible state in detail that fact. Regardless though, I do admire your holidays as they are full of feast and glutiny! A time for family friends and food! Giving thanks for what you have and what others do not, offering a prayer for them in a condesending manner saying "gee wish you were here - not..."
highway1 4/20/2014 5:36:03 PM Report

That's just dumb, especially since Islam is a religion which began in Arabia during the 7th century.
irishfey 4/20/2014 5:38:43 PM Report

Mallet.. That was a good one about the egg,lol... Pro.. Jesus was not a Muslim, He was Jewish!... Done on this subject :)
flyhawk25 4/20/2014 5:40:57 PM Report

I am preparing supper and did not know I was committing glutiny.
Can anyone tell me if it will make my IQ to drop to room temperature or cause me to lose my spelling skills?
I will have to report back after the meal.
highway1 4/20/2014 5:47:06 PM Report

Oh gluten - that explains it.
Here I thought he was talking about something else.
He's still wrong.
On everything.
irishfey 4/20/2014 6:04:43 PM Report

Fly... No, your IQ won"t drop, you will just go to sleep after you meal ,lol.. Nighty night :)
Pink Peony 4/20/2014 6:05:59 PM Report

Beer anyone?
Mr. Poster 4/20/2014 6:14:10 PM Report

A good meal is good for the soul.
mallet 4/20/2014 6:36:35 PM Report

I am just wondering one of those inponderals...

Do infants in their infancy, enjoy life as much as adults in their adultery??
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 6:42:55 PM Report

Fly, gluten is a sort of aphrodisiac. It has some addictive properties, the more you eat, the more you would like to eat.

I require a penitence and abstinence here and there, as I bake using high gluten flour.
lookaround 4/20/2014 6:55:15 PM Report

Thank you Irishfey Jesus is Jewish, a Muslum? Uh no duh. This last generation has lost the meaning of Easter and Christmas. Now Easter means money to the stores,
theprotector 4/20/2014 8:28:16 PM Report

are you questioning your own bible...hmmm perhaps it wasnt written when you thought then. Actually muslim is as old if not older than christianity. Sorry folks its true as is the muslim greetings regarding the falsification of the persecution of jesus. Its funny how you seem to pick and choose what you beleive in your own bible.
theprotector 4/20/2014 8:31:32 PM Report

We have seen that Jesus (pbuh) greeted his disciples like a Muslim, by saying: “Peace be unto you”, when he appeared before them after his so-called ‘resurrection’ (John 20:19). Muslims use the same words to greet, (but in Arabic): Assalaamu Alaikum.

We have also seen that the utterances of Jesus have been supportive of and predicting about the rise of Muhammad (pbuh), and through him the belief Islam and the believing nation of Muslims, to which his followers are required to join.

In John 16: 12 & 13, Jesus says:

“I have yet many things to say unto you,

but you cannot bear them now.

Howbeit when he, the spirit of truth, is come,

He will guide you into all truth; ”

In an earlier article, we have seen that this prophecy by Prophet Jesus (pbuh) refers to Prophet Muhammad (pbuh), whose arrival his followers were directed to await. The many things that Jesus would have liked to tell his followers have not been told to them, not because Jesus did not know them, but only because his followers were not ready to bear them at that time: “..... but you cannot bear them now.”

When Jesus (pbuh) states “you cannot bear them now”, it only refers to his followers and does not include himself, because he did not say: “WE cannot bear them now”.

Since Jesus didn't count himself among them in this matter, it means he was ready to bear them: the guidance that the expected prophet will bring. He was aware of them and he was ready to bear them. But did he follow in action what he knew and was ready for? Yes. He did much of what a Muslim would do and is expected to do. In fact, this begins to happen even while he anticipates arrest by the Roman rulers.

He comes to know that he will be betrayed by one of his disciples, Judas, into the hands of the Jews, who intended to kill him. Apart from this, the other thing that makes him sorrowful is that he was expecting to do many things that a Muslim does. He was looking forward to the joy of doing all those things; but now his end is staring on the face. He tells his disciples:

“My soul is exceeding sorrowful unto death: tarry ye here, and watch.” (Mark 14:34)

The one thing that he can surely do, before he is arrested, is to pray to the Lord as a Muslim prays. So he prays like a Muslim and does prostration (Sajda), touching his forehead to the ground:

“And he went a little further, and fell on his face, and prayed....” (Matthew 26:39) What is his prayer to the Lord? The verse (Matthew 26:39) continues: “...saying, O my Father, if it be possible, let this cup pass from me: nevertheless not as I will, but as you will.”

Mark 14:36 says about his prayer: “And he said, Abba, Father, all things [are] possible unto thee; take away this cup from me: nevertheless not what I will, but what you will.”

Luke 22:42 says about Jesus’ prayer: “Saying, Father, if you be willing, remove this cup from me: nevertheless not my will, but your, be done.”

The common thing observed from the above verses is: Jesus (peace be upon him) prays to the Lord to save him from the anticipated persecution at the hands of the Jews; yet not as Jesus wishes but as the Lord wills. Do you realize what Jesus is stating at this moment? He subdues his wishes and submits himself to the will of Allah. In other words, Jesus declares his Islam, submission, at that moment.

irishfey 4/20/2014 8:45:49 PM Report

Lookaround, you are so right! The world has gone the way of greed! Only a select few keep to the true meaning of things. I hope everyone had a great day... and i wouldn"t touch Pros last post with a 10 foot pole ,lol... Night all...
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 8:46:16 PM Report

Which organ in the human body can enlarge nine times it's own size?

lookaround 4/20/2014 9:08:24 PM Report

lookaround 4/20/2014 9:12:26 PM Report

The Protector Muslims and Jews got along in those days. They lived side by each. Jesus was a jew. Simply put words can be lost in translation and interpretation can be the thin white line between what was or what was embellished.
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 9:25:24 PM Report


The pupils.

Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 9:40:55 PM Report

Aside from skin being not "an organ"
Wicket 4/20/2014 9:49:24 PM Report

Skin IS an organ.
Bobby Nerves 4/20/2014 10:08:32 PM Report

Not always.

No need to scream.

The rain and the sun grow flowers...

Not the thunder.
Wisenheimer 4/20/2014 10:26:22 PM Report

Off the rails a couple times, but largely civil.
In the words of one Maggie Muggins, "I don't know what will happen tomorrow?
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