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I, like Paul K. live in Vancouver. I am 62, retired and disabled I attended UU Vancouver for over 2 years. After I was stricken with colon cancer and surviving in 2004 I realized I needed afaith network to put me through difficult times. I studied religeons in college, and all my life I refused faiths that believed in prime dieties and my impression of God in the bible is as some jealous deity that thrives upon subjugating man. I enjoy serving my fellow men and woman, and hate myself everytime I sense that I am overpowering weaker people.Because I have faith in humanity I don't need faith in God. I also hate being dependent on others. I have believed all my life this principle:
"Anwer other peoples' prayers and your prayers will be answered."
Giving away my surplus resourses to volunteers is better than giving away money. I have no money and a resourceful mind. I was not hired recently by a faith based organization. I found out that various charities gave to me generously in clothes, food and household goods. If I were working this season, I would have been worse off because this job would have put a great tool on my fragile gastric system and arthritis. Volunteering to earn food and household goods sometimes pays better than money.
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