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"Joyful Curmudgeon" An oxymoron?
No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful.  At the same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true peace and compassion.


Expose the Truth – 21 September 2006
By Mary T. Hoffman

Ephesians 5:11 says:

11. And do not participate in the unfruitful deeds of darkness, but instead even expose them;
~ New American Standard Bible

The animal exploitation section of our web site is there for this purpose: to expose the “the unfruitful deeds of darkness.”

To go through life trying to avoid the truth while contributing to the “deeds of darkness” – the consumption of animal products, donating time and money to biomedical research that utilizes animals, circuses and animal “entertainment,” hunting, fishing – is the same as active participation in cruelty. The person who supports these activities in any way becomes part of the problem, and prolongs the immense suffering of God’s creation.

James 4:17 makes it clear that turning one’s back on the truth makes one a participator in sin:

17 Therefore, to one who knows the right thing to do, and does not do it, to him it is sin.
~ New American Standard Bible

As long as people support, directly or indirectly, these “deeds of darkness” the perpetrators will stay in business.

Please read “Spiritual Light versus Spiritual Darkness” at: 

To read “Light and Darkness, Further Observations,” see: 

To visit our animal exploitation section mentioned above, see: 

Go on to: Crabs Are Animals, Too – 22 September 2006
Return to: Calling Evil Good and Good Evil – 20 September 2006
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