May 27th issue of the Taber Times, Re: ‘The Lord’s Prayer could be considered bullying.’
Twelve parents are bullied because 128 parents want the Lord’s Prayer reinstated, while allowing those students who do not want to participate the freedom to be excused?
In a country where the preamble to its constitution states that ‘Canada is founded on principles that recognize God and the rule of law,’ I don’t get it.
It seems in today’s society some of the minorities are bent on forcing the majority to see an issue their way. It is a similar to the issue of same-sex marriage. Canada’s laws are changed to have that happen, but that does not seem good enough.
There are cases where a business denies service for a same-sex function because of the owner’s personal beliefs, and recommends the client to another readily available business. Yet, that same-sex couple can force that business to supply that service, supported by the HUMAN wrongs commission, and the owner is considered a homophobic.
The latest case is a jewelry store owner in Newfoundland, he was forced to take down his store’s Facebook Page after it was flooded with angry comments from the LGTB advocates who do not like the poster that was hanging in their own store stating ‘the sanctity of marriage is under attack, let’s keep marriage between a man and a woman,’ a statement of belief made by the owner of the store.
Where is free speech? Can’t a person state his or her opinion, without these extreme confrontations?
Now back to the Lord’s Prayer. It was Jesus who taught us to pray the Lord’s Prayer. It is a prayer that is prayed by broken people, including Christians, in a broken world.
We traveled to poverty-stricken countries in that broken world. We witnessed peoples and organizations as Samaritan Purse, Canadian Foodgrains Bank, and other Christian organizations in the name of that Jesus helping these people in distress, and it warmed our hearts.
Now I want to encourage the 12 families of Dr. Hamman, the LGBT organization and others, including Christians, be kind and respect each other.