Feed, don’t eat, my sheep!

Feed, don’t eat, my sheep! January 29, 2014
feed don't eat my sheep cartoon by nakedpastor david hayward
“Feed, Don’t Eat, My Sheep!” (nakedpastor)

I know many people argue that the shepherd sheep analogy is no longer helpful. In many ways yes. In some ways no.

I like good food. I don’t like being devoured. There’s a lot of nutritious food out there. Learn what is good for you. Avoid Christian cannibals.

There is a place that I provide where we promise not to eat you and spit you out, but provide nourishing food for your spiritual journey with others. Think of joining The Lasting Supper.

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  • Cecilia Davidson

    Some Christians (or any religious) will just eat you alive if you dare to say anything contrary to their beliefs.

  • Pat68

    And sometimes the pastor hears, “Do the work for me and give me the answers because I’m too lazy to do it for myself.”

  • klhayes

    Yikes! That’s so true

  • JenellYB

    And sometimes, just for there being something about you, even if it isn’t something ‘bad’, just different from them, or that trigger some discomfort for them, so as they simply ‘don’t like’ someone. Most of us really do not have a grasp on jus what it is when we feel “like” or “dislike” for someone, that we are reacting to how someone is like ourselves or different, and how they are pleasing to us or not.

  • We pastoralists always milk and eat our flock. 😉

    /wiki/Pastoralism is the branch of agriculture concerned with the raising of livestock. It is animal husbandry: the care, tending and use of animals…

    I suppose that’s why Jesus said: “Call no man your patre/patron/pastor on earth.” Who needs used?

  • DoctorDJ

    And many pastors will also fleece their flock.

  • The purpose of inter-specie or intra-specie hierarchies is to move resources from the bottom to the top, so of course! 🙂

    Remember, we humans evolved to be the most egalitarian (opposite of hierarchy) of any primate.

    Christopher Boehm (1999) Hierarchy in the Forest: The Evolution of Egalitarian Behavior. Harvard University Press.