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Note to self #298:

Stop saying "Jesus Christ" as an exclamation. Not only is it blasphemous according to my beliefs, but Kelsey's saying it and getting in trouble.

Really, I am ashamed of myself. Man. I'd rather her say "damn" or "shit" or "hell" than that.

Of course, I would never say JC's name if I didn't have to drive.

On the OTHER side of that coin, who the hell is her bus driver?! I mean, what if we were Jewish?! Hm. I don't know whether I'm angry with the bus driver, myself, both of us, or just one.

Still...I've had to write an "I hate you" letter to the bus driver once already. I don't want to have to do it again because she's ignorant.


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Sep. 29th, 2007 02:09 am (UTC)
Jesus woman - don't be angry at yourself. My bus driver got fucked off with the word CUNT????!

Use cunt instead of JHC ;)

loves ya

Sep. 29th, 2007 03:03 am (UTC)
LOL! My daughter got in trouble. I just say it in traffic a lot :D You're too funny :)
Sep. 29th, 2007 02:53 am (UTC)
Not only is it blasphemous according to my beliefs, but Kelsey's saying it and getting in trouble

Curious to know more on that sometime if you don't mind. I wish people would stop saying it that way, as if everything is His fault!

If I understand this right, K is parroting her bus driver?

Next time I hear it at work I'm gonna ask the person not to because it offends me. I don't care if it is a customer, coworker, or manager.

Good luck with that letter!
Sep. 29th, 2007 02:57 am (UTC)
^ ... or is K getting it from you?

Still, even when driving isn't a reason to say it.

Just my 2 drachmas....
Sep. 29th, 2007 03:39 pm (UTC)
Again, I have no problem saying it; I consider it partnering with Him, or rather, begging/screaming for His help.

But if closed-minded idiots like her bus driver are gonna act like that, I'll stop for that reason. I would never intentionally be blasphemous, and God knows <---there are worse things we could all do. Like judge.
Sep. 29th, 2007 03:40 pm (UTC)
Sorry, but yes, when driving that's EXACTLY when I need to say it.

My journal. My drachmas count.
Sep. 29th, 2007 03:05 am (UTC)
Maybe it's not because it's His fault; maybe we're trying to "partner" with him when we're frustrated.

Nah, not going to talk about it any more than I have. No big deal.

And you have to remember the most important thing: Judge not.
Sep. 29th, 2007 03:34 pm (UTC)
It's not judging. Just wondering why people do it.

Still gonna ask others *not* to around me.
Sep. 29th, 2007 03:37 pm (UTC)
That probably won't work. You'll probably have to leave yourself. People won't stop doing what /they/ feel is okay just because of /your/ beliefs. I wish they would (that would mean I'd drive on the roads alone, while everyone ELSE waited on me!); but that's life. There's no law or anything else to protect you from that.
Sep. 29th, 2007 04:00 pm (UTC)
I told you why I do it. Perhaps others do, as well. You'll never know. That's the bottom line. That's why the bible is soooooo clear about judging. And thank God for that.
Oct. 2nd, 2007 09:26 pm (UTC)
I noticed we used to work at the same place (Vulcan) but I doubt it was the same time. When were you there?
Oct. 2nd, 2007 09:27 pm (UTC)
Re: Hi
Hmmmm...where did you notice that? I don't think I've put "Vulcan" in here anywhere.

Who are you? Then I'll answer your question ;-)
Oct. 2nd, 2007 09:29 pm (UTC)
Re: Hi
I was exec. editor for three of their national publications (EC&EN, FAN & MAN). Before I left, I trained Lee Hurley to take my place.

Sound familiar?
Oct. 4th, 2007 06:15 pm (UTC)
Re: Hi
And now I know who you are ;-) Which is a good thing -- because I was about to point and call you a stalker :>
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