Black Poetry : The Reasoning Behind

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  1. Afridancr

    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    with my mind in tact
    I...
    sit back and debate
    the reasoning behind
    God's actions
    believing there are *messages*
    in these *lessons*

    sometimes...
    tragic like

    the young woman who clenched
    jumper cables to her 3 year old baby's penis

    OR-

    the alleged psychotic Andrea Yates who was
    blessed with 5 beautiful children then took
    their lives by demand of Satan

    GOD worte the script of life
    so...
    WHY? would HE bless these women with
    children knowing they will only be returned to HIM
    by their abusive/murderous behavior

    Many women of the world who have the desire
    to love and nurture...desire to have children
    cannot due to wombillness
    *cancer
    *ectopic pregnancy
    *miscarriage
    *fibroids

    Do I have the RIGHT to
    question GOD'S motive...

    HIS Reasoning behind?


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    Lyrics from Buju's songs comes to mind...

    Murderer, blood is on your shoulder
    give life to day you cannot give life tomorrow

    Murderer, your inside must be hollow
    How does it feel to take the life of another??
     
  2. GQ

    GQ Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Very insightful piece sista!!!!

    :heart:
    GQ
     
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    Afridancr Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    I know of a few women who desire to have children but cannot. They are able to provide for them financially and offer a stable, nurturing, loving home but God has not blessed them with a child. (One friend has Lupus) She's great with children. I've seen her in action!!!

    Why would God give a child to a woman who doesn't value human life? Who has no love in her heart?
     
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    sometimes you have to wonder why some things, like this, do happen...and we never get an answer...and accepting it because we have to accept the good with the bad, doesn't seem fair when this is the bad...the darker side of human nature has a lot to answer for...

    K
     
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    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Afri~

    In agreement with GQ & Kitana.... this is an insightfully 'deep' piece here, & quoting Kitana ..."the darker side of human nature has a lot to answer for"... is quite a bit to think about as it is so very true.

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts through this piece...

    N2 :)
     
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    interesting.

    my answer would be God gives life,
    the devil takes it away " the enemy comes to steal, kill and destroy but i come so that they may have life and life more abundantly "- Jesus.

    such a quote ascertains that God created and loves prolific life.
    and since it is written that " God has no pleasure in death neither does evil dwell within ", i would have to disagree that
    these actions are God's actions or motives as you have stated when they are adverse to God's being

    i agree that as you have written "God wrote the script of life.." life and not the murder of innocent children.
    there can be no reasoning behind the acts of death other than that the "enemy has stolen, murdered and destroyed" not God.

    as we speak Andrea Yates and those alike are getting what's due them and much more they will be held accountable by God for the things they have done.

    but think of the many blessings of God we corrupt everyday and still and yet God doesn't take away the freedom of choice to choose who we will serve this day...

    nfinite.
     
  7. N2urSoul

    N2urSoul Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    preach on' j'hiah & sherykah....

    (afri ~ I just wanted to come back into the thread to read the other family members' views on such a great scribe/topic) :) Luv ya' sistah :)

    N2
     
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    Hmmmmmmmmmm....

    Very Nice scribing!! and just know God is always in control
    Thanks for sharing!!
     
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    You and me alike have questioned the God we've been taught to believe in. I can not answer your questions posed in this poem but I will tell you that God is as the Will is...when you can piece that, you can know for yourself -the whys and why nots. Know thyself because self is the image of the creator.
     
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    great work, i wrote something simular to this a while ago maybe i'll post it here
     
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