Wednesday, April 08, 2009

Post deleted on Seek Him First

It's my personal editorial policy not to knowingly offend when I write posts on my blogs. The post I wrote last month on my faith based blog, Seek Him First has been pulled. The reason in which I made my decision was because there was an anonymous commenter there who implied that my post was made in ignorance of their denomination. I was afraid that this would possibly be construed as a slam on my part against their denomination, which I never intended it to be.

As far as comments are concerned, I have only deleted three since starting this blog. Two of those have been comments I have written. I thought several hours before deciding to delete the post.

If I have ever offended anyone on any of my three blogs, I apologize.

9 comments:

Mike Golch said...

Cliff,It is a shame that you deleted a posting based on your beliefs,and that an Anonymous person can cause you to delete your post if you "slighted him or her" I have upset people on my blog as well I chose not to delete the post that brought offence to a person,I posted an apology to that person and left the post stand.I believe that no can tell me what to post or how to post something.after all it it MY Blog and you should have the same rights on Your Blog. just saying.
I hope that you are having a great day.

Pigeon said...

I agree completely with Mike. I'm so sorry that that "unnamed person" made you feel badly. If we spend our lives trying so hard not to upset anyone when stating our beliefs and opinions, we lose our voice.

Busy Bee Suz said...

Seriously, I can't imagine you offending anyone. Really. I don't think it is possible. Don't fret too much, you always make good choices.
suz

clean and crazy said...

Cliff do not allow closed minded people take away your right to thought. First off Religion is an Offensive subject, that is why it is not talked about. i am a person of faith today. I believe in a higher power, i know there are some out there who NEED to put some man made faction to this process. Truth be told however, my HP is loving and caring, and I do not need to know any more than that, because the second I put a definition on my HP I put limits as well. And today I have no limits. And if someone out there cannot open their mind to the possibility of love, then i pray for them. I would do as you did and apologize for any offense, in fact i made sure to put that in my latest blog, where i gave an award to parents of addicts, now talk about a touchy subject!!! But I would hope that i would not delete something i wrote from my heart, you know your motives better than anyone.
Anyway I love what you write, I do not read the faith one because it is just not me. Some people just take themselves way, WAY too seriously, and from what i have seen we all have to take that journey in the end, and that is who will be judging me, not someone here. I love your work and if you need a cheerleader you got one!!

Amias said...
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Pat Jenkins said...

you should of never told me you deleted it. now i want to know what you wrote!

Karen said...

I have to agree with pigeon here Cliff, we cannot please all the people all the time! With that being said, if you are posting what you truly believe then in a sense you are teaching as well and this world could use all the knowledge it can get. After all, how many people did Jesus offend!!!!!

Syd said...

Cliff, I've learned that each person has a right to their opinion. I simply so what I've learned in the program, "I take what I like and leave the rest". It's your blog. Do what your heart and head tell you to do.

Michelle said...

I'm sorry to hear that, Cliff.