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Subject: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: GUEST,Ed
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:46 AM

It's a miracle!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: bobad
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:53 AM

From the above linked page:

SEE ALSO
'Face of Jesus' on hawthorn tree
17 Aug 05 | Southern Counties
Ghanaians flock to see 'miracle'
02 Nov 04 | Africa
India marvels at 'miracle chapati'
16 Nov 02 | South Asia
Caravan park 'Christ' draws the faithful
11 Oct 00 | Asia-Pacific

He sure gets around, doesn't he?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: MartinRyan
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:56 AM

First one I remember was a pattern of rocks and snow in the Alps - fifty odd years ago.

Regards


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: MartinRyan
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:58 AM

p.s.

Jesus in the Marmite, spread him where you like
Jesus in the Marmite, spread him where you like
Jesus in the Marmite, spread him where you like
You gotta spoon him out and spread him where you like!


Regards


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Smedley
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:00 AM

A recent plot-line in a British TV soap had fun mocking a naive character who saw Jesus' face on the surface of a sliced potato. Clearly we have a trend.......


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bee-dubya-ell
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:17 AM

That's not Jesus! It's Berry Oakley, the original bass player for The Allman Brothers Band! Jesus couldn't play a bass for shit!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bill D
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:23 AM

That's not Jesus....that's two football players smoking cigars!
Look carefully.

You see what you want to see.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bryn Pugh
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:41 AM

It was the comment "People might think I'm nuts . . . "

No, of course not - why ever would we think that ?

The comment goes on " . . . I like to think it's jesus looking out for us . . . ".

Res ipsa loquitur.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bill D
Date: 28 May 09 - 10:05 AM

I just had a thought....perhaps that stain on the Shroud of Turin is Marmite...


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Smedley
Date: 28 May 09 - 10:21 AM

Could've been why Judas turned him in - some people hate Marmite......


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: catspaw49
Date: 28 May 09 - 10:25 AM

Or.....Falwell on the Garage Wall


Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Ebbie
Date: 28 May 09 - 10:46 AM

lol

One of the mystifying aspects of Jesus's face showing up everywhere is the identification of it as such. I have never yet seen Jesus depicted as a Semite which would be a lot more credible. Instead his face is usually given as this androgynous being, often with blue eyes.

So my question is: Just who is showing up all over the place?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: SINSULL
Date: 28 May 09 - 11:00 AM

It's called Matrixing. Your brain sees what it expects to see. I see a sticky mess.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Ebbie
Date: 28 May 09 - 11:32 AM

Not always, Sins. I have a photo taken from a small excursion boat visiting Tracy Arm, a fjord a few miles south of Juneau.

Tracy Arm is lovely. Deep green water, steep wooded mountains jutting tall from the water and walls of massive glaciers. I like it better than Glacier Bay which is much larger.

Anyway, once I was on the boat when I clearly saw an image on the face of South Sawyer glacier. My camera's batteries died at that moment so I asked my friend to shoot it.

She said, I don't see it. My camera won't see it either.

I said, Trust me. It will. Just shoot it.

She did and even she saw it after it was developed. I labelled it 'Spirit of South Sawyer'. I gave a copy to the excursion company and they have posted it on their wall.

It shows the face and shoulders of a seal-gut parka wearing brooding man staring back at the viewer.

There are so many things in this world I don't understand.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bill D
Date: 28 May 09 - 12:13 PM

My craft, as many of you know, is woodturning. Often, at a show, someone will look at some grain pattern and say, "Oh, look...there's a cat...or dragon..etc...on the side of that piece."

When I make things, I try very hard NOT to see any pictures, as it affects my decisions about overall shaping, and if I tell someone what *I* see, and they don't, it affects decisions about buying it.. *grin*.
   Letting the customer see what THEY see is not only easier, but good business!

Once in awhile there is some obvious thing...usually involving knots looking like 2 eyes, and the surrounding grain resembling some sort of face...human OR animal.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Ebbie
Date: 28 May 09 - 12:39 PM

By the way, I'd be happy to send a copy to anyone of the photo I mention. It is not 'doctored' or Photo Shopped; for one thing I wouldn't know how. :)

Also keep in mind that these glaciers can be easily a mile wide so we're talking serious stuff here.

Two weeks later I went back to Tracy Arm, and of course the image was gone. Our glaciers are retreating and their 'faces' (no pun intended) change constantly.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Becca72
Date: 28 May 09 - 12:45 PM

Looks like the lead singer of Motorhead to me...


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 01:35 PM

Well, it's quite interesting how we see images in clouds, stains on walls, patterns on tree trunks, marmite lids, etc...

Just another of life's intriguing little things. You could think it was Jesus if you wanted to or you could think it was that guy in the Allman Brothers or maybe someone else. Jesus tends to get more press when it comes to things like that.

I saw Cheech Wizard in the toilet yesterday, for example, just before I flushed it.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Dave Swan
Date: 28 May 09 - 01:50 PM

I can just see Jesus walking back from the toaster and unscrewing the lid. "Hey, is that me?"

D


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 28 May 09 - 02:32 PM

In the days when, as a sinner, I smoked a pipe. I dropped my baccy on the floor. As it spilled, the curly strands spelled out "Allah is great", in the tobacco. As I finished smoking my pipe including the miraculous baccy I saw another vision. A tomato with "Allah" written in the sliced half in the window of the sandwich shop.Lying on my back in the street i saw Jesus in the clouds that floated above me. Then I saw a big black face staring down at me. Get up son you can't lie there said the policeman. That WAS bloody good baccy in them days !


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 04:09 PM

Was it spelled out in English or Arabic lettering?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Q (Frank Staplin)
Date: 28 May 09 - 04:37 PM

My bobblehead Jesus nods every time the pope appears on the news. Does your marmite jiggle?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Sorcha
Date: 28 May 09 - 04:45 PM

HEY! I'ts not FUNNY when it's on a semi public wall in 'Hispanic Catholic Country'! The poor cops have to go keep Order.....NOT FUNNY!

30 odd years ago there was an 'image' on a semi public wall in New Mexico....the faithfull gathered.....thousands of them....my poor husband (non believer of course) had to go keep Order......I must admit I did laff my ass off....HE did NOT.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 28 May 09 - 04:51 PM

Well I have heer'd of them there Israelites and the Hitites and the Sodomites.

But I ain't never heer'd of no Marmites.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 05:05 PM

One day Chongo's face will appear on the side of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. Then you will see a gathering of the faithful such as has never been equalled in recorded history, and the noise level will be simply fantastic. It will be a great opportunity for fruit vendors and whisky salesmen.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 28 May 09 - 06:21 PM

The baccy fell left to right( I think it said Allah... cos it was always happening in Huddersfield and Bradford for potatoes and things). I'll believe when I see a vision of Jimmi Hendrix flying down with flames around his guitar playing all along the watchtower.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 06:54 PM

Then you believe also in the Gospel of Bob (Dylan), do you?

I know I do. ;-D


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Lox
Date: 28 May 09 - 07:00 PM

Hey - someone deleted my post - I said it was Lemmy from Motorhead with a shaved chin ...

Aw shucks!!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Amos
Date: 28 May 09 - 07:10 PM

The profundity of human unintelligence is awesome to behold.


A


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bill D
Date: 28 May 09 - 07:25 PM

Indeed, Amos...one of the things modern technology- including 150 channels of TV and the internet- have brought me is an overwhelming sense of how much of the world and the people in it are ruled ummm... influenced... by ignorance and superstition.

   I have also learned how delicate & dangerous it can be to say so.

As Sorcha notes, those who **believe** that vague images on rusting water tanks and corn chips and jar lids can BE mystic, religious symbols are serious about it, and are a force that needs 'coping'.... and I'm sure some of them are also capable of doing harm to those who doubt!

We humans are, relatively, barely a tiny way out of caves, and technology has proceeded far faster than understanding & education in many of the important areas.

I wish I could live to see REAL 'civilization'.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 28 May 09 - 07:56 PM

dues that means we is not edukated in clever stuff like you? Or dus ue fink yo is beter than the rest off us? just coz yew not seen the mirrorkle of gods buttocks blowing in the clouds?

We may be only a little while out of the caves but the problem I see with education is that it is not for the masses. The specialist few remove themselve so far from the ordinary people that the gulf gets wider everyday.The language and specialist terms baffle and confuse the layman. The discoveries are beyond the comprehension of most as they have not the specialist background. We live lives led by someone elses agenda.

The real miricles are brain surgery, space exploration etc and not things of hundreds of years ago when fear and ignorance ruled more than it does now.

As mighty Bob puts it. We are "only a pawn in their game".


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: robomatic
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:35 PM

I think it's a picasso-esque image of the saviour, but it beats me why I see Super Mario everywhere.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 08:44 PM

Bill, you said "I'm sure some of them are also capable of doing harm to those who doubt!"

You better believe it, man! Ever since I found out that you do not ascribe any sacred significance to the image of Winona Ryder that has mysteriously appeared on the west wall of my residence, I have been plotting your demise. I cannot allow a stinking unbeliever like you to pollute our world much longer. The only thing that has delayed your end is my indecision as to which form of destruction to mete out upon you.

I am torn between using a very large amount of conventional explosives, a medieval catapult armed with Greek Fire, or a platoon of rabid hamsters to send you to your final "reward".

I'm leaning toward the hamsters...


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: frogprince
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:26 PM

There's just no end to it...


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Bill D
Date: 28 May 09 - 09:37 PM

No! Please...Not the hamsters! I'll agree to anything! ....except, of course, keeping my mouth shut...





(..you do realize Winona was on that alien ship you saw years ago? They sent probes into your head to infatuate you with her, and you will see her image in more & more places...besides the one on your bedroom ceiling..)


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 28 May 09 - 10:10 PM

Hmmmm...


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Amos
Date: 28 May 09 - 11:08 PM

The probes did not enter through the head. They seek softer tissue. FP, those tortillas are a real crackup!!



A


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 30 May 09 - 04:53 AM

So tempted to post up picture of the strawberry I found in punnet this morning.

I am ceratin it looked just like Buddah's piles.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: catspaw49
Date: 30 May 09 - 05:11 AM

Here's a guy with his geoduck that resmbles something or another..............I've seen Dachshunds resembling the same thing.

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: GUEST,Jon
Date: 30 May 09 - 05:41 AM

Anyone else seen nasty looking I suppose elf like creatures lurking in hedges at night? I think the ability to see them can be enhanced by alcohol but I've seen them when sober and so has (the teetotal) Pip.

On a couple of occasions, eg. there was a particularly mean looking one shaking its hand and pointing a finger at me quite near our gate, where I've gone back in daylight to see if I could work out the shape I'd seen but things never look quite the same in good light.

---
At the moment, there is a giant elephant in the trees the far side of the field behind the house. Pip and I see this shape. She does see another though, this time at the front of the house that I can't make out. She say's it is Worf from Star Trek lying on his back.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Tug the Cox
Date: 30 May 09 - 06:38 AM

Notice that this kind of thing never happens with vegemite.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: CarolC
Date: 30 May 09 - 02:46 PM

Looks like one of those football players is giving the other one a hand job.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 30 May 09 - 06:15 PM

Nothing ever happens with vegemite.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Neil D
Date: 31 May 09 - 03:34 AM

It's miraculous the way this thread has grown!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: catspaw49
Date: 31 May 09 - 09:46 AM

Yeah it is.......and when I just logged on to it, suddenly in the posting list I could see the form of Judas Iscariot getting a blow job from a leper.............

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 31 May 09 - 11:42 AM

Hey, man...drop your drawers, bend over in front of a full length mirror, look back over your left shoulder, and I bet you'll see something even worse.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: VirginiaTam
Date: 31 May 09 - 12:07 PM

I tol' you guys.

Buddha's Piles


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: catspaw49
Date: 31 May 09 - 12:09 PM

Gawd, you're right!!!! It looks like Cheech Wizard nailing your Dachshund!

Hmmmmm.......Actually that's kinda' entertaining........Is that you rotating the dog?

Spaw


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: GUEST,Shimrod
Date: 31 May 09 - 12:19 PM

" ... an overwhelming sense of how much of the world and the people in it are ruled ummm... influenced... by ignorance and superstition"

But it's not just in the field of religion that people are ignorant and superstitious. I used to work in the soaps and detergents industry. In that field, people - especially people who worked in marketing - believed all sorts of weird things, for which there was no evidence. For example they thought that normal skin needs moisture - when in fact it has been 'designed' by millions of years of evolution to regulate its own moisture content. They believed that you could moisturise skin via soaps and surfactant based shower products - when all the evidence suggests that they (temporarily) dry the skin. They believed that the body and skin are contaminated by man-made 'toxins' and 'impurities' which can be removed by washing with simple soaps and surfactant-based products. They believed that normal skin needs 'soothing' - when in fact only damaged skin needs soothing - and products which do so are medicines, not cleansers. They believed that 'natural' ingredients are better and 'purer' than synthetic ones - when, in fact, natural ingredients are often complex mixtures and cannot be described as 'pure'. And so on, and so on. They not only subsribed to these beliefs in order to sell products but I came to realise that they really believed that they were true.

Of course our glorious leaders also subscribe to such nonsensical belief systems. For example the myth of the 'Free Market' and its 'self-regulation'; absurd beliefs for which we are all going to suffer.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 31 May 09 - 12:24 PM

You really are sick, man! I hope one of your Weimaraners jumps you while you're bending down to clip your toenails.

Shimrod - Excellent point! Indeed the world of corporate advertising inflicts far more harmful mythology on today's North Americans than religion could ever hope to. ;-) And with far more deletirious effect too.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Don Firth
Date: 31 May 09 - 05:13 PM

". . . the image of Jesus."

Apart from any religious considerations, the fact is that we do not know what Jesus looked like. Nor do we know what His mother Mary looked like. All anyone has to go on are generally depictions of Jesus and Mary in Renaissance paintings, sculpture, and religious icons, not all of which agree exactly, but they seem to have set the general parameters. Leonardo da Vinci's "The Last Supper" or Michaelangelo's "Pieta," for example. These are strictly from the imaginations of the artists.

An image of what appears to be a man with long hair and a beard appearing on a sausage pizza or the underside of a lid from a peanut butter jar could just as easily be Jerry Garcia from "The Greatful Dead." And the water stain that appears on the side of a building after a heavy rain may remind someone of a woman wearing a shawl over her head, but it could just as easily be am image of a young Muslim woman on her way to the marketplace to buy oranges.

There is a word for this kind of image:    Rorschach test.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 01:10 AM

For sure, Don, but so what? Everyone in our civilization has a general idea...based on past traditions...of what Jesus is assumed to look like, and that's what counts for people.

We also have a general idea of what Santa Claus is assumed to look like too, and this despite the fact that we all, by a certain age, KNOW perfectly well that Santa Claus doesn't even exist. But we can agree on what he supposedly looks like, can't we?

It's pretty much like that with Jesus, Buddha, and Krishna, for example. People go by past traditions that are carried in the consciousness of their civilization.

If someone thinks they can see the image of Jesus in something, well, that's real to them. No one else is in charge of their perceptions, not any more than they are in charge of yours or mine. So they don't see Jerry Garcia or Frank Zappa? And why would they? (unless they were fanatic deadheads or Zappa fans of the most faithful variety...then maybe)


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: CarolC
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 02:00 AM

If there was a Jesus, if he existed now in spirit form with the ability to cause his likeness to appear in things, and if he wanted his followers to see his image in the lid of a Marmite jar (or whatever), I imagine he would make it look like the image they had in their mind of what he looked like rather than what he might have actually looked like. That seems to make the most sense to me.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 02:16 AM

Quite so, Carol. I didn't bother mentioning that, because it causes such annoyance in the minds of people who are dead certain that there is nothing spiritual out there in the first place. ;-)

The idea of Spirit is that it goes beyond what we think of as "form". It is formless. It is consciousness, not form. But...if a person encounters some spiritual phenomenon then their mind usually simply translates it into a visible form they are most familiar with, generally speaking. So, where a Muslim might see Mohammed or Abraham, and a Buddhist might see Buddha or some other saint in that tradition, and a Hindu might see Krishna or Shiva, and a Christian might see Jesus or Mary or an Archangel....they may ALL be "seeing" (reacting to) very much the same spiritual consciousness, but their mind will immediately translate it into a form they can relate to.

The form doesn't matter, though. The intention and consciousness carried by the form matters. You can't SEE that, but you can feel it. You might see it as ANY form, most likely the one you would expect to see.

This, by the way, probably has nothing at all to do with supposed images of Jesus that appear on the lid of a jar of marmite or a piece of toast... ;-) Those are most likely mere happenstance without spiritual significance.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Eric the Viking
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 11:47 AM

Oi YOU Little Hawk..........Lay orf Santa or you'll only get COAL !!

I've read all sorts of stuff on mudcat but never before have I read such a scurrilous attack on Santa.......disgraceful.

And I've seen Hendrix in the clouds !!


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 12:10 PM

;-)


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Don Firth
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 02:26 PM

". . . but so what?"

Just a casual observation, Little Hawk. Hardly worth calling a meeting of the U. N. Security Council. . . .

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Little Hawk
Date: 01 Jun 09 - 02:43 PM

Very good, old chap.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Stilly River Sage
Date: 02 Nov 09 - 04:08 PM

Someone just popped up on Twitter wanting to know where to buy vegemite in New York City. Do any of our Mudcatters have an answer for this? I know we talk about it often enough!

SRS


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: SINSULL
Date: 02 Nov 09 - 04:27 PM

Ebay.
Local supermarkets sometimes carry it although Marmite is more common.
Both gross IMHO.


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Herga Kitty
Date: 03 Nov 09 - 03:23 PM

If you live in the UK, you can celebrate the nativity this year by giving presents from the Robert Dyas catalogue - Marmite teapot, Marmite mugs, Marmite egg cups, Marmite toast rack....

Kitty


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Georgiansilver
Date: 03 Nov 09 - 05:03 PM

What did Jesus look like anyway? Does anyone actually know?


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Don Firth
Date: 03 Nov 09 - 05:21 PM

I don't believe He ever sat for His portrait to be painted, and this was a little while before the camera was invented, so His appearance is all pure speculation. Most peoples' idea of what Jesus looked like comes from Renaissance paintings. Same with Mary.

Plenty of likenesses of Roman emperors and other such luminaries, but none of Jesus that anyone knows about. Roman sculptors weren't particularly interested in itinerant carpenters and such folk.

Don Firth


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Subject: RE: BS: Jesus in the Marmite!
From: Dave Hanson
Date: 04 Nov 09 - 03:39 AM

I wonder if we'll get one in the Vegemite iSNACK2.0

Dave H


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