Piles of flowers.  I say amen to this proposal and suggest that we think of
a way to get the word out to enough people to make it so.

"Hi, Lonnie.  Still acting as silly as ever, well good luck to you the Lord
loves you in spite of your foolishness.  Here's a flower to make you feel
better.  See you next year."

Say that enough times and the effect might just be magical.

George

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rusty Taylor" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, October 27, 2003 11:26 AM
Subject: Re: [ZION] Breaking the charter?


> When I first heard of this incident, my gut reaction was anger and disgust
> at the streetpreachers.  However, as I thought of it, I told Bob that what
> should be done at the next Conference (figuring that they will be there
> again, being offensive again) is everyone going to Conference should buy a
> single flower - one per person - and tape a message to the stem, saying,
> "The Lord loves you.".  Then, walk by these people on purpose and lay the
> flower at their feet and smile sweetly at them.  Can you imagine these
> people with mound of tens of thousands of flowers around them?!  Let them
> be the irrational ones.  Let us rise above it and be the examples of
> Christ.  That would be something to take a picture of, wouldn't it?
>
> I don't know if the media would pick it up, but one can only hope.  Even
if
> they didn't, it would be very satisfying to know that we didn't descend to
> their level.  And, as has been noted, the Lord will deal with them in His
> own time.  We just need to be patient enough to let Him do that.  As
> offensive as it is to see someone desecrating temple garments, the
garments
> themselves aren't what is sacred - they are a symbol of our devotion to
> God.  But they only have any real significance when actually worn by
> someone that is true to the covenants made with God.
>
> Rusty
>
> >Well, here I might agree with you.  If your going to do it, a full swing
> >with a large print quad in a tote would do a lot of damage, and might be
> >worth it.  It might make them think twice before doing their disgusting
> >thing.
> >
> >On the other hand, I think that what should happen at the next conference
is
> >for everyone who passes - I mean EVERYONE - to stop, smile, say hello,
shake
> >their hand, pat their back, etc.  NOTHING in this world would irritate
them
> >more than this.  Can you say apoplectic stroke???  I knew you could!
> >
> >Jon
> >
>
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