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Once upon a time, there was a pig farmer who spoke loudly and often
> > about
> > the hypocrites he saw in church. He refused to ever set foot in a church
> > because of a hypocrite from his past, and he never wasted a chance to
> > run
> > down people who did go to church.
> >
> > One day, a local pastor went to the pig farmer. He told the pig farmer
> > he
> > wanted to buy a pig. The farmer was amazed that the pastor would even
> > come
> > to him since his contempt for church going folks was well known. But,
> > hey!
> > A dollar was a dollar!
> >
> > The farmer took the pastor out to choose the pig he wanted. Proudly, he
> > stood by the pig pen, admiring the work of his hands and the effort he'd
> > put forth in raising these fine pigs. He had many fine, fat, healthy
> > pigs.
> >
> > "Pastor," he says, "pick out which pig you want."
> >
> > The pastor looked over all the pigs and chose the runt of the bunch. It
> > was
> > the ugliest, scrawniest, pig in the pig pen and looked to be a little
> > sickly.
> >
> > "Pastor," says the pig farmer, " you don't want that one! That's the
> > runt!
> > Let me choose one of my nicer, finer pigs."
> >
> > "No," says the pastor, " that's the pig I want." And so, the farmer
> > accepted the money from the pastor.
> >
> > Then, the pastor told the farmer that he was going to take that pig all
> > over the county and let everyone know that he had bought it from this
> > particular pig farmer. Outraged, the pig farmer protested.
> >
> > "You can't do that! Why, people will think I only raise scrawny, sickly,
> > runty pigs. I take great pride in my pigs that are fat and healthy!
> > You'll
> > ruin my name as a pig farmer if you do that!!"
> >
> > "But, farmer," says the pastor, "isn't that what you do to me when you
> > speak badly and loudly about the people who come to my church? You judge
> > everyone that comes to church by someone who may be a runt of the
> > litter,
> > or someone who may be suffering as a person, or someone who may not have
> > grown as they should as a Christians. Just as this pig does not reflect
> > the
> > majority of pigs you raise, neither does one person's mistakes reflect
> > all
> > Christians. No sir, I think I'll stick with my plan. And I'll be telling
> > the truth, too, because this is the pig you sold me."
> >
> > The farmer saw exactly what the pastor was saying. He decided to give
> > church one more try, and showed up the next Sunday where he was welcomed
> > by
> > the pastor and those attending. To this day, he's the first one at
> > church.
 
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JUST CLEANING OUT MY E-MAIL ,AND THOUGHT I'D THROW THESE OUT . SORRY IF I'VE OFFENDED ANY ONE.
 

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I don't think you've offended anyone. I think we all need to be reminded that we shouldn't judge a group of people ( they like black hides, white hides or black baldies, big ears, long horns, no horns, etc ) by any one person in that group.

;-)
 

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TLCfromARK":lu3r23er said:
I don't think you've offended anyone. I think we all need to be reminded that we shouldn't judge a group of people ( they like black hides, white hides or black baldies, big ears, long horns, no horns, etc ) by any one person in that group.

;-)
Yeah. This MessageBoard gets to be like I actually know the people that I am Communicating with, if they are Registered Participants. I feel that I have made Several Friends on this CattleToday Message Board.
I am a Die Hard Angus Man to the Core. But I feel that I have some good friends that raise Brahman, Hereford, Polled and Horned, Red Angus, and other Breeds and Commercial Cattle raisers that would or wouldn't use an Angus Bull. Some are not in the USA.
I feel that I have Macon to thank for that.
Thanks Macon for having this Board for Us
 

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TLCfromARK":1bmd60b8 said:
I don't think you've offended anyone. I think we all need to be reminded that we shouldn't judge a group of people ( they like black hides, white hides or black baldies, big ears, long horns, no horns, etc ) by any one person in that group.

;-)

Well put I always have believed there is no perfect cow. I have always been a hereford man, and I'm thinking of switching. Not to Angus though, what amazes me is listening to the cattlemen knocking the Angus. Its simple raise better cattle and beat them.
 

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