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I Am Not Your Ordinary Minister

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    Black Priest

      I am a Black Priest because I can not be seen. I taught High School History and I always included “Her-Story” in my lesson plans. Every one thought it was a good idea. Even my fellow Social Studies Teacher across the hall who happen to be a Southern Baptist...
    Dewduster Dewduster 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 16, 2009

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    Not Ordained

    I'm NOT ordained but I've been involved in a Motorcycle Ministry since the 80's  They set up tables giving away coffee and treats and bibles n such. Pass out toys and Christian coloring books and kids bibles at rallies n such. After asking their parents of course...
    CkLa CkLa 56-60, F May 4, 2010

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    One Of Many

    Like many of us, I am a Minister ordained through the ULC. It's how the majority of pagans become ordained today. I waited a long time. I have been studying for almost 20 years now, and have been dedicated to God and Goddess for 15 years. Why am I not Ordinary? Well, though this...
    FellidayaFiresong FellidayaFiresong 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 8, 2012

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    Not Ordinary?

    I am an ordained minister with a nondenominational church but I personally belong to a Pentecostal church. As a tattooist in the vicinity of the worlds largest Marine Corps base, I see a lot of young people during the day. And as you can imagine, they are nervous or scared...
    tat2doc tat2doc 51-55, M 16 Responses Mar 17, 2009

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    Ordinary Minister

    Ordinary Minister,No, not I,How can I be,I'm not a minister,Just a believer!
    lazycrazybasket lazycrazybasket 46-50, M 1 Response Mar 1, 2012

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    Not So Much

    as a lay youth minister at both a church and a residential psychiatric home for teens, i am abundantly blessed. i am blessed because i get to be real with these kids. there are some biblical beliefs i don't share with other ministers. but, i seek God out in my every day life. i...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Apr 1, 2009

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    You Are Compassionate to Yourself You see yourself as a caring and warm person. You need to love and be loved. You think other people see you as kind, gentle, and cooperative...
    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I DO NOT GIVE A **** YOUR 25.......HE STILL MENTALLY UNHAPPY. .....IF YOU WERE MY DAUGHTER I WOULD SLAP YOUR JEALOUS HACKING FACE OFF MY COUSIN IS 53 MARRIED TOO A 47 YEAR OLD...
    SLUTFAILURES546 SLUTFAILURES546 51-55, F 1 Response 18 hrs ago

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    just be yourself :) and don't put everything in your heart
    BloodyNight BloodyNight 13-15, F 2 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    MilweePetite MilweePetite 18-21, F 13 hrs ago

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    There are many myths surrounding the eye one say the eyes are the mirror of the soul .. some say love makes us blind .. But maybe love make us see? Anyway.. I love the color...
    Kardia Kardia 36-40 2 Responses 4 hrs ago

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    I won't add back. I make numerous enemies on here; and quite frankly I don't want said enemies to go after my friends. So for your own sake, I won't add you to my circle. The...
    TeirdalinShadowfall TeirdalinShadowfall 22-25 17 mins ago

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    Rowanness Rowanness 13-15, F Feb 15

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    Aries1884 Aries1884 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 3

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    "Try" ~ COLBIE CAILLAT Put your make up on Get your nails done Curl your hair Run the extra mile Keep it slim So they like you. Do they like you? Get your sexy on Don't be shy...
    submissivelittlewoman submissivelittlewoman 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 6

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    1. Please know that I do not check my inbox very often. I'm not ignoring you or anything like that. It's just that I always have so many messages, and it's hard to keep up with all...
    LostandFading LostandFading 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 7

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    This is what I would tell myself. Look at yourself in the mirror and be be brutally honest with yourself - your strengths and your flaws. in particular your insecurity and deal...
    metrucker metrucker 56-60, M Feb 11

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    lunadelobos lunadelobos 41-45 1 Response 6 days ago

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    EMinnovation EMinnovation 41-45, M Feb 3

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    Firecapt517 Firecapt517 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 3

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    FBR4536 FBR4536 41-45, F 2 Responses Feb 4

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    Don't be afraid to be who you are. You are a wonderful human being. You are unique! There is no one out there exactly like you. Don't let the haters say other wise. Don't be afraid...
    BrokenCorpse BrokenCorpse 13-15, F Feb 5

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    S74rxed S74rxed 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 6

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    Extant1 Extant1 51-55, M 9 Responses Feb 8

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