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Re: cultie encounter

Posted by Yvonne on May 01, 2005 at 09:47:20

In Reply to: Re: cultie encounter posted by ethan on May 01, 2005 at 03:59:31:

I just find it really sad when I meet someone who is in this position and I remember what a negative reply evoked in me intimes gone by. A negative response was exactly what was predicted and it scared me and made me want to be stronger.

What I usually try do nowadays is be kind to these folk, they are usually tired, scared, hungry, perhaps and possibly in a bad space. If I have time I buy them something hot [or I guess in your parts of the world it could be something cold?]. They could so easily be you or I or our children. I try to behave to them how I would have liked to be treated; with kindness and compassion.

My aim isn't to prove anything, but to treat another human being with respect and care and hoping that this will have an impact [or not - their choice].