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Initial post: Apr 16, 2007 2:25:44 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Apr 16, 2007 2:28:48 PM PDT
Mark C says:
I couldn't help but notice this one review of the book where the author and another commented that time will tell whether Akiane is "from God." What does that mean? I mean if you believe in God as creator, isn't that where everyone is from? I imagine one that does not wouldn't pose such a question.

Of course there is no question that Akiane is especially gifted. I just don't see a need to make a judgement about it categorically, like she is a prophet or whatever - just let her work speak for itself. I just hope people are really listening, rather than just count her as a plus for the Christian camp or something.

edited to add:

Actually, how naive of me - I guess that question might also imply one wonders if God exists or is the reason for her talent, as she says.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 2, 2008 5:13:50 PM PST
Tonibets says:
I can't speak for what the person meant because I can't read their mind nor do I know their personal beliefs, but in the Catholic religion, when someone claims visions and/or prophecies, the church always takes a "wait and see" attitude. In the New Testament, there is something regarding spirits along the lines of " test everything and hold on to what is true". The implication being that "spiritual things" can also come from Satan, "the great deceiver", in order to confuse and disrupt. I think what confused you is that for some reason the church uses the expression"of God" when it really means "from God". Don't know if I helped, or just muddied the waters more for you.
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Akiane: Her Life, Her Art, Her Poetry by Bruce Larson (Hardcover - March 7, 2006)
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