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Racist Family A
For My Parents and Sisters


I have grown up all my life with racism and I am expected by my family to belive in this way.I am from a white family and a small community with very little diversity. Until I moved out I never really knew anyone from a different race than my own.

My best friend is Hispanic and I have quite a few other friends that are as well. My family didn't have a major problem with this. The problem came in when I fell in love with a Hispanic man. Since we have been together my family rarely speaks to me, refuses to even meet him, and basically states that if I choose him I will lose my family. This is a very hard thing for me to think about because I have chosen to spend the rest of my life with him. Please pray for God to show my family that they are being irrational. Show them that God created this world as a great big mixing pot of diversity. I have never understood how anyone can judge someone by the color of thier skin or anything else for that matter. I did not choose to be white...God chose that for me. Dan did not choose to be hispanic...God chose that for him. People choose to be ignorant when it comes to racism. Please pray for God to teach my family to accept my decisions and to love me no matter what those decisions are.
 
butterfly81779 -3/25/2001
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Amaya12
6/8/2005 19:42

"I have a dream that one day my children will not be judged by their skin but by the content of their character." - Martin Luther King, Jr.


swany
8/10/2005 10:02

Butterfly......listen to your heart in this,seems your family has much to learn in this world,I too am light skin and my family reacted simialar to yours,my husband of 29 years is also hispanic,I do not use the word color to discribe people,color is crayons,the creator made his children all beautiful some lighter some darker skin all with beautiful cultures to share with the other "not to be criticized and judged"we are all equal in our fathers eyes,and one with everything,when one does critice another for their culture or beliefs,they have closed the door to a beautiful world and only harm themselves....In time dear one your family may come around,mine did and came to care and love him very much,but do remember their is many bumps in the road ahead but this is the path for many till we find our true spiritual paths,may the creator bless you and walk the good red road in peace and love and harmony..god bless....snowbird


SecretMe
12/22/2005 07:40

No1 should be judged by the colour of there skin. Its wots inside the soul that truely counts.


Otome_Uma
1/31/2006 16:17

May all beings find compassion in their hearts. May all beings see each other as equals, and as friends. May all beings look past the illusion that is pysical appearance and see only love. May all beings live peacefully alongside one another and appreciate diversity.


GenerationThatSeeks
2/19/2006 22:42

God took the time to make every snowflake different , why would he make all humans the same? We are God's greatest creation. Tell Your family to embrace Variety.


mishquashim
8/19/2006 11:24

God created all, and loves everyone. He is responsible for the diversity in humanity, and God's creation is perfect. all people of all races and ethnicities are equally loved by God, as we are all special creations of the Divine. May God guide all of his beloved children to come to accept all that he has created, and to remind all to love their neighbor as themselves.


eck1
8/27/2006 02:32

may gods spirit come to those in your family who can not except your decision. may it guide them, my lord god. to continue there love towards you. to know that god loves us all. no matter what shade of skin are country we are from. ask them to pray about it,ask a preacher to come with you to meet with your family and pray with them together, prayer helps so much.be with them all my loveing god. wake them to the spirit within us all.


MCO1
1/26/2007 13:35

May the Light of the Mother & Father God surround you and your family. To known the truth that the essence of spirit has no color. We choose color when we take a human form to learn lessons and complete a purpose on earth for that given time. Blessing and know that in the face of darkness light will win.


nursingcops7
5/4/2007 23:43

True LOVE is so hard to find, if someone loves you and you love them and you treat each other with respect.....well what else can come out of it but BEAUTY. Sad are the ignorant, which, unfortunately your immediate family seems to be. Do not push them to like/love your boyfriend, hopefully future husband..........let bygones be bygones...........be polite and cordial to them, show them love even when the knock you...........LOVE can turn many things around, maybe someday, it may take years,but they will surprise you and welcome you back with open arms and your "true love".
If they say they love you, but will not speak to you because of your choices.......how narrow-minded is that? Remember it is their loss and your gain.
God Bless that in the future they will turn around and be thankful that you have found a man (they should see no color) the soul, kindness, love all things one cannot SEE, but FEELS......colour is irrelevant.


nursingcops7
5/4/2007 23:48

I am Catholic, but it does not matter what your religion, BUT what strikes me funny are the people that call themselves religious BUT only take from the BIBLE what they want.....and ignore the rest.........what about:
"Love Thy Neighbor as Thy self" it does NOT say LOVE thy neigbour if he is white, black, yellow or blue with pok-a-dots.............
People who see color are so VERY SHALLOW.........I do not associate with people who for WHATEVER reason think they are better than others. Surround yourself with positive, happy people, who truly love people (no matter of race, age, size, etc) and you will attract the same into your life....people who have charisma and are kind loving to all. Those are people that we want to be around.


roseleigh
8/1/2007 23:58

They know not what they do. Find it in your heart to forgive them. Do not try to change them for that is up to them and their hearts. I send peace and the healing power of this diverse earth to help you be strong and stand up for the goodness in your friends of different ethinic backgrounds from your own. I send the power of the healing white light of love to heal your families heart and be more understanding and accepting of your friends. May the blessing be!


Hector
1/29/2008 14:01

Dear God In Jesus name.I pray that you Turn the hearts of stone into hearts of flesh,that these parents learn what their daughter has already learned,to love with a contrite heart.Allow them to see the true beauty of all your creation,allow them to see life thru your eyes Dear Lord and heavenly Father of all. That there is beauty in every color and that all are your children are here for a purpose.Allow them to see thru your eyes the love that resides in those hearts.Reveal to them that without love and compassion there is not much left.Let your Holy spirit touch their hearts and transform their prejudice into love and appreciation for the beauty of your creation in the different colors,races and beliefs.You are using this young couple to teach these parents about your values,about the true meaning of loving thy neighbor.Glorify yourself in Jesus name on this day and make them aware of your desires and the love you feel for all of your children.I bless you and adore you my Lord for you are Our Father who are in heaven,Father of all the nations of all the tribes from where we originate.Touch these hearts that for a reason that only you know do not honor your creation.Allow them to see beauty of the heart and soul,forgive them and give this young struggling couple your blessings,strenght,guidance with your Holy Spirit and direct their path.Let them be the teachers to these parents who believe that they know it all.Only you Father,know it all and are everywhere.Make this young couple an instrumant of your love.I thank you in the name of Jesus,your Amen,for he carried on the cross all prejudice and hate.Thy will be Done on earth as it is in heaven.Transform hate into love and curse into blessing as only can do.In the name of Jesus i place this prayer before you Father for everything that is asked of you in the Holy name of Jesus you will grant.Thank You once again.for only you are perfect and are Holy,Holy,Holy,only You are just.In the name of Jesus your spotless Lamb,Amen.


Hector
1/29/2008 14:07

Dear God In Jesus name.I pray that you Turn the hearts of stone into hearts of flesh,that these parents learn what their daughter has already learned,to love with a contrite heart.Allow them to see the true beauty of all your creation,allow them to see life thru your eyes Dear Lord and heavenly Father of all. That there is beauty in every color and that all are your children are here for a purpose.Allow them to see thru your eyes the love that resides in those hearts.Reveal to them that without love and compassion there is not much left.Let your Holy spirit touch their hearts and transform their prejudice into love and appreciation for the beauty of your creation in the different colors,races and beliefs.You are using this young couple to teach these parents about your values,about the true meaning of loving thy neighbor.Glorify yourself in Jesus name on this day and make them aware of your desires and the love you feel for all of your children.I bless you and adore you my Lord for you are Our Father who are in heaven,Father of all the nations of all the tribes from where we originate.Touch these hearts that for a reason that only you know do not honor your creation.Allow them to see beauty of the heart and soul,forgive them and give this young struggling couple your blessings,strenght,guidance with your Holy Spirit and direct their path.Let them be the teachers to these parents who believe that they know it all.Only you Father,know it all and are everywhere.Make this young couple an instrumant of your love.I thank you in the name of Jesus,your Amen,for he carried on the cross all prejudice and hate.Thy will be Done on earth as it is in heaven.Transform hate into love and curse into blessing as only you can do.In the name of Jesus i place this prayer before you Father, for everything that is asked of you in the Holy name of Jesus you will grant.Thank You once again.for only you are perfect and are Holy,Holy,Holy,only You are just.In the name of Jesus your spotless Lamb,Amen.


nursingcops7
2/7/2008 12:55

So sorry to hear about your delemia. Seems like your parents are very narrow-minded. It certainly is what is in the heart that counts and character. Color of skin has nothing to do with it; how sad that they think this way. BUT do what your HEART tells you; follow your heart, they cannot live your life for you and hopefully one day they will see the light. Are they religious, at all? What happened to "LOVE THY NEIGHBOUR LIKE THYSELF" It does not say love them only if they are white.
My prayers and thoughts are with you.
GOD BLESS


gr33nd4yg1rl
4/17/2008 00:41

Dear God and Jesus,
Please always Bless, watch over, and be with butterfly81779 and please help her family to accept and love people regardless of their race. Please help butterfly81779 and her boyfriend to be happy and healthy.
Thank you.
Amen.


flower123
6/26/2008 20:53

May God give you the strenth to be strong, love has no color an when we bleed do we not bleed the same if you love your man let no other devide what God has put together,an when combined we make beautiful people like me (smile).Don't give up God did not he can give you a beautiful family of your own (smile)you show them what God has shown you.


JAE77
9/28/2008 13:16

I'm so very sorry you have to go thru this but your not alone. You do have someone to love and that is him. Your family will come around and i pray that they do if they don't they will be the one's missing out and i know this as i 2 went thru this and they are fine with my children that are mixed..leave it to the stars...


RAFFEY
11/4/2008 14:03

I have also a simular experiance that im from a prodominetly old fasion racist family and my prayers go out to all with this problem as it truley is a problem,only GOD can change their heart as we pray for their enlightenment.


gorky6
5/8/2009 21:11

God all things are possible with you that are impossible with man.I ask in Jesus name to bring this family to your son ,Jesus Christ.That whatever two on earth agree in your holy name you will give it to them.Put your holy spirit around this family dear lord.Thank you for hearing my prayer.


greengurl
10/1/2009 01:39

I was in a bi-racial marriage and have three children from that marriage.. and it wasnt easy on both sides.. I will pray for you... and hold on to your faith... and love them regardless.. and pray.. God is powerful and He will move..


xxchristin022xx
10/25/2009 13:55

I know exactly what you are going through. I started dating an African American (I am white) when I was a freshman in highschool. My family did not know what to do. They kicked me out of the house. I have been dating the same guy to this day. Some members of my family are coming around while others stand their ground that it is wrong. If you ever need to talk, let me know! I do know what you are going through!


adriatickitty
3/27/2010 22:26

Dear Friend,
I will pray for your parents to realize that their love for you is stronger than any negative thoghts they may have about your relationship.I myself went through the same exact thing.Racist family,fell in love with a Hispanic man,married,had 3 glorious children.
Trust me,this time shall pass.As long as you stick to your guns and do not ever choose to demean him by accepting them as long as they refuse to accept him.Another words, you get call for example,there is a fmily picnic, you are told to come but come alone.The answer must be no.I told my family until they accept my love, they do not accept me for we are together and proud to be.Sad but true in this instance you MUST choose sides, the right side,just follow your heart and care for his spirit and feelings.Stand by him no matter what.
Blessings to You and Your love.
Sincerely,
Vera

 
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