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Love Jesus and Keep Stealing and Hating

We accept the GREAT Grace of Jesus, works of pure love
So we get eternity and so much else

Does it mean we defend those who steal and hurt others
again and again and again and again (only westerners)

When we suspect Syria used chemical weapons, we do not wait
We bomb the same day (in whose Name? Hubris, not Jesus)

So, let us help other nations prosper, reduce emigrants
And we will not have to return precious artefacts, pay millions in fines
And have courts tell us, "Don't separate refugee children from Moms"
Because we are forgiven much, given much (USA!) and need reminding:
Don't turn refugees as you did Jews in the 1940s from these shores
Or intern Japanese Americans because we went to war against Germany
(But preferred to turn yellow when race matters impinge on humanity)
Race matters .... yes, race matters: even in forgiving, it seems
No, to the question as title to this poem: Let's get real, kinder. Kinda ...

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Date: 7/21/2018 11:20:00 AM
"Overcome evil with good...." well expressed! Too much "eye for an eye" going on. Thank you for speaking out.
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Anil Deo
Date: 7/22/2018 4:39:00 PM
thanks for your lovely visit, Sunlite/SW
Date: 7/14/2018 7:21:00 AM
Hear hear. Grace, conviction, and kindness. Well expressed Anil. xomo
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Anil Deo
Date: 7/18/2018 10:38:00 AM
Been busy for a few days; my dear landlord died suddenly of a heart attack, at age 59. I will write something today about C. T. (Winfield) of Virginia, USA. Bless you always, Maureen. Shalom, shalom --Thy Light is still burning