Our Deviant Society

Much of today’s language usage demonstrates a desire to be nonjudgmental. People used to shack up; now they cohabit or are living partners. Few young women of yesteryear would have felt comfortable to publicly declare they slept around. Unmarried women used to give birth to a bastard; later, this was upgraded to an illegitimate birth or a nonmarital birth. In many instances, unwed mothers proudly hold baby showers celebrating their illegitimate offspring, and the man, if known, who sired the baby is referred to as “my baby’s daddy” or sometimes as “my baby daddy.”

Homosexual marriages, which are not a basic human survival trait, were unheard of; today, in some jurisdictions, homosexual marriages have legal sanction. To be judgmental about modern codes of conduct is to risk being labeled a prude, racist, sexist or a homophobe. People ignore the fact that to accept another’s right to engage in certain peaceable, voluntary behavior doesn’t require moral acceptance or sanction.

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Pentecost and authentically speaking in tongues (languages)

It is quite unfortunate that, in modern English-speaking cultures, the etymological link between “tongue” and “language” has been largely forgotten. Any who know the history of the word “language” will recognize the Latin root lingua by way of the Old French langage. Lingua is Latin for both “tongue” and “language, speech” (hence the modern English word, “lingual” as in “of the tongue”).

Hence, the charism “speaking in tongues” may just as easily be called “speaking in languages” – and this is the clear sense given in the Scriptures. By this gift of the Holy Spirit, the apostles and others were able to speak in languages which they did not know. Through this speech, the early Christian missionaries spread the faith to foreign lands with greater ease.

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Mathematics is the language of infinity

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1 x 8 + 1 = 9
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> 12 x 8 + 2 =98
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> 123 x 8 + 3 = 987
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> 1234 x 8 + 4 = 9876
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> 12345 x 8 + 5 = 98765
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> 123456 x 8 + 6 = 987654
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> 1234567 x 8 + 7 = 9876543
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> 12345678 x 8 + 8 = 98765432
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> 123456789 x 8 + 9 = 987654321
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> 1 x 9 + 2 = 11
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> 12 x 9 + 3 = 111
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> 123 x 9 + 4 = 1111
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> 1234 x 9 + 5 = 11111
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> 12345 x 9 + 6 = 111111
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> 123456 x 9 + 7 = 1111111
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> 1234567 x 9 + 8 = 11111111
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> 12345678 x 9 + 9 = 111111111
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> 123456789 x 9 +10= 1111111111
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> 9 x 9 + 7 = 88
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> 98 x 9 + 6 = 888
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> 987 x 9 + 5 = 8888
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> 9876 x 9 + 4 = 88888
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> 98765 x 9 + 3 = 888888
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> 987654 x 9 + 2 = 8888888
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> 9876543 x 9 + 1 = 88888888
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> 98765432 x 9 + 0 = 888888888
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> Brilliant, isn’t it?
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> And look at this symmetry:
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> 1 x 1 = 1
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> 11 x 11 = 121
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> 111 x 111 = 12321
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> 1111 x 1111 = 1234321
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> 11111 x11111 = 123454321
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> 111111 x 111111 = 12345654321
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> 1111111 x 1111111 = 1234567654321
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> 11111111 x 11111111 = 123456787654321
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> 111111111 x 111111111 = 12345678987654321
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> Mind Boggling…
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> Now, take a look at this…
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> 101%
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> From a strictly mathematical viewpoint:
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> What Equals 100%?
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> What does it mean to give MORE than 100%?
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> Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%?
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> We have all been in situations where someone wants you to
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> GIVE OVER 100%…
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> How about ACHIEVING 101%?
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> What equals 100% in life?
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> Here’s a little mathematical formula that might help
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> answer these questions:
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> If:
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> A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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> Is represented as:
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> 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26.
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> Then:
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> H-A-R-D-W-O- R- K
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> 8+1+18+4+23+15+18+11 = 98%
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> And:
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> K-N-O-W-L-E-D-G-E
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> 11+14+15+23+12+5+4+7+ 5 = 96%
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> But:
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> A-T-T-I-T-U-D-E
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> 1+20+20+9+20+21+4+5 = 100%
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> THEN, look how far the love of God will take you:
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> L-O-V-E-O-F-G-O-D
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> 12+15+22+5+15+ 6+7+15+4 = 101%
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> Therefore, one can conclude with mathematical certainty that:
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> While Hard Work and Knowledge will get you close, and Attitude will
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> get you there, It’s the Love of God that will put you over the top!
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> If you find this interesting share it with your friends & loved ones.
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> Have a nice day & God bless you!


Submitted by Rita S.