I was on a mountain and I missed the Jehovah's Witnesses

I knew they had been at my house because of their pamphlet they left behind.  Jehovah: Who is He? it asks.  I figured I'd read it, just to amuse myself.  It was not very amusing at all.  Quoting Michael Behe, it touts the Bible as a source to describe who designed the building blocks of life.  It claims that Jehovah is a living, being with appealing qualities like loving-kindness and mercy, and that it is nice to be in the presence of such a being.  Then it goes on to describe how those who know Him will enter Paradise, and asks if I am willing to learn more about Him and what is required of me to enter Paradise.  

I am sad to have missed them in a way.  I was slogging through snow on a mountain, playing on the home Jehovah allegedly created just for us.  I was out living, minding my own business, and experiencing nature on its terms.  I usually politely send them on their way and refuse to take their literature.  Today, if I had not been resetting myself by hiking and being in the woods, I just might have been hormonally unstable enough to be very unpleasant.  I am not an uninformed person.  If they wanted to get into a discussion about design, creation, and evolution, I could have held my own.  They can't impress me with their arguments because I know better.  For this, I am very grateful.  

I wanted to go off on how rude their behavior seems to me, but I am not going to let go of this feeling of peace I have right now.   It could make me very angry indeed to think about how they came unbidden onto my porch, trying to find other sheep for the flock. I am going to mentally wish those individuals well and get on with my evening.  Living well really is the best revenge.

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