Matty’s Magical Gospel Golf Spell

For When You Really Need a Miracle

A man named Simon lived there, who for some time had astounded the Samaritans with his magic. He claimed that he was someone great, and everyone in the city, from all classes of society, paid close attention to him. “He is that power of God known as ‘The Great Power,’” they said. They paid this attention to him because for such a long time he had astonished them with his magic. But when they believed Philip’s message about the good news of the Kingdom of God and about Jesus Christ, they were baptized, both men and women. Simon himself also believed; and after being baptized, he stayed close to Philip and was astounded when he saw the great wonders and miracles that were being performed.

(Acts 8:9-13) Good News Translation

A busybody Pastor once accused us (that’s me and the Holy spirit) of being Simon the Sorcerer. At the time we were offended and took it personally. Now we simply accept that we were recognized as having power.

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A Collision of Corruption and Incompetence

You’re going to get ripped off no matter what, so suck it up.

And if the house is worthy, let your peace come upon it, but if it is not worthy, let your peace return to you.

(Matthew 10:13) ESV

In my religion (Christianity) we’re trained to recognize toxic relationships and then leave them with as little fuss as possible. This is a way of preserving our inner peace.

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