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Appalling, Offensive and Disgusting

Lawrence S. Pertillar 2947 (Connecticut)



I don't have to sit here,
Listening to another word of this.
Your attempt to trash the truth.
As I know it to be.
Is appalling, offensive and disgusting.

'I...uh...
Is this your first time,
Attending our Bible study class?'

Yes.
And get to the point.

'We have read selected scriptures.
And we are here to discuss,
Ruth and one of Moses' sons.
And what they felt they had to do,
To remove and cleanse...
Their sins to claim and accuse,
Others of doing.'

I find it unnecessary,
To put emphasis on...
Who used sex to get their way,
With an older man.
And a goat slaughter by someone,
Who offered this as a sacrifice...
For sins they themselves committed.
Like...
A trick to treat their ongoing misdeeds.

'And...
That's why we have come to learn.'

Learn?
Learn what?
The power deception has?
Or...
How to use sex as a tool.
To get what I want by using people?
These sins...
Are now taught as a way of life.

'And...
Why are you here?
Your purpose and reason.'

Well...
This is embarrasing.
I was told,
If I turned my life over to God.
I would find someone special in church.
To release my lust and...
Romantic passionate ways privately.
Without announcing to testify about it.
However...
I had no idea,
The money I wasted and could have saved.
Now to know...
Where I could have gone.
With a leaving behind,
All that pretentious stuff.
To still be disappointed.
After a few sips of wine.
Left alone at home time and time again.
And...
Before I quickly exit,
Feeling appalled, offended and disgusted.
What scriptures are those?
And also...
Tell me this,
Hypothetically speaking, of course.
If I should become sick this Wednesday.
Would it be possible,
To be considered a 'shut-in'?
And paid a personal visit by the reverend?

'Me?'

Aren't you the reverend here?

'Yes.'

Okay.

'Well...
I...uh...I...
Tell you what.
Leave a message.
With my secretary.
Tuesday morning before 9am.'
 
'In 'what' should I be wearing?
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Submitted by lpahtillah on September 18, 2021

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