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A lot has happened this summer

Friday, August 05, 2011

Hey everyone!

Well a lot has happened this summer. I finally quit the church i was going too. It's a long story. The church has a christian school to help pay its bills. My mom was an aide for the school. The teacher that my mom was an aide for had a baby and has to leave the last month of the school year. The principle promised my mom a raise. So my mom's pay check came and never received a pay raise. She asked the principle about it, the principle then said she would take care of it. Well the raise never came. The teacher that was on leave was also told that she would get paid for the last month she was gone. Well that never happened either. Well a meeting was set up to discuss what was going on with the pay. The church personal committee and the school board was present. Both women explain what was told to them and the school board said they never told the teacher that left that she would be paid. The principle told the school board and the church personal committee that she did tell my mom she was going to get a raise. Well they denied my mom and the teacher their money. I was ticked off, during the meeting there was a lot of lying..This is a church, if I wanted to be lied on I sure the heck wouldnt go to church! Anyway, it gets worse...A lady that voted to deny my mom her raise started to stalk her and myself. She would call my mom stop leaving stupid messages about she is trying to help my mom..She left 10 messages saying she is trying to help. Then she starts acting like she is my moms friend and starts leaving her messages about wanting to invite her to craft fairs...etc..This woman has never called my mom before!!! Until now! Anyway, the next thing I knew she starts parking in our drive way, coming to knock on the door for 10 mins at a time and then she tries to let herself into the house. Thank God I locked the door. When she figures she cant open the door she goes back to her car and sits in our drive way! I should have called the police..I have no idea why I didnt! Well the youth pastor gets involved next..I decided to talk to him to see whats up with all this madness! I answer, I answer his questions and then he ask "well, will ya'll be coming back to the church?" I answer more then likely no..He then gets all mad, starts yelling at me and hangs up..The next day he sends me a facebook message trying to be my friend. I send him a message back saying leave us alone...So he does...A few weeks ago he called my mom wanting her to come back to the school (they cant train anyone new because they have no idea what to do to train someone). My mom tells them if she gets a raise. They call back a few days later and give her a $500 a month raise. The lady that was stalking us is no longer a part of the church...

Well, my brother called last night to inform us that he has a mass in his stomach thats wrapped around his aorta. He has had some test done but he wont get the results until next week. The doctor believes there is a big chance it isnt cancer but if it is, the type of cancer that it will be can be treated with radiation. It's bad news that he has the mass but its great news that it can be treated!

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TEENY2BEE 8/29/2011 2:42PM weirdos...not saying that everyone who goes to church is a weirdo...they were just weirdos exclusively part of a church.. emoticon

Hope your brother is ok...I'll move on to your next blog emoticon

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SIMPLE_TAILOR 8/6/2011 6:02PM

    That's a big old bunch of crazy. Glad it is over.

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DDOORN 8/6/2011 9:43AM

    Always great to hear from you JK...sorry about the church drama, but yes, you're right: it's great they can take care of your brother!


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THOMS1 8/5/2011 6:00PM

    My goodness what a time. I am glad that it all straightened out. How did this affect your journey? I hope you didn't get too far off track. Have a great weekend.

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JESSICA2140 8/5/2011 5:52PM

    I'm glad that your mom got her work situation worked out. It's really sad, but just because a school is part of a church, it doesn't mean that people actually behave in a Christian manner. I went through something similar with the "church school" I had my oldest in a few years ago when they suddenly cut the pay of the Principal of the school (who was also the children's pastor and a VERY good friend). No notice, they just told her that the church couldn't afford her salary anymore (which was already very low for a school administrator). Then the Pastor (the man one) coincidentally got a brand new Mercedes 2 weeks later. (Bought by the church, "belonged" to the church, approved by the Pastor.) We ended up pulling her out of the school because of it.

Anyway, again, I'm so happy you're resolved all of this...Religion is not supposed to be full of hate and dishonesty!!

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    Sounds like you had a really rough summer. I'm sorry about that and I'll pray for your brother and your situation with the church.

I hope things look up for you soon!

Be blessed!

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ASHBUG1 8/5/2011 4:26PM

    yes that is good and bad news but the good outways the bad

so sorry about whats happening with the church
its really sad what goes on now a days in some churches
and with some people that claim to be christians we can only pray and try to be the best we can be like the bible says'we have to work out our own salvation'

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