Westboro Baptist Church Calls Taylor Swift a Whore

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Where do I even begin with this?

Westboro Baptist Church in Topeka, Kansas has made plans to picket Taylor Swift’s concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City on August 3rd, 2013.

Why?

Because according to a press release from the church, “@TaylorSwift13 works her ‘girl next door’ country-singer shtick, while hopping from one young man to the next and strutting across the world stage like a proud whore.”

In an interview with RadarOnline, Ben Phelps, the grandson of  the group’s leader, stated, “This girl is a whore. Who else is gonna say that if it’s not the church of the Lord Jesus? She’s coming into our backyard. We’re gonna go preach to her.”

Oh, and that’s not the end of it. Apparently its Taylor’s job to preach to her followers.

Phelps goes on to say that Taylor Swift pretends to be a “good Christian, but she’s not.” According to him, Taylor should use her influence to “promote the standards of God,” to young girls instead of “whoredom, fornication … that filthy lifestyle.”

Ok now, they just went WAY too far.

As a Christian and a Taylor Swift fan, this really boils my blood.

Taylor Swift is the last celebrity I would even think of associating with whorish, filthy behavior.

That’s actually one of the reasons why I love her so much. Taylor Swift isn’t one to behave in such ways.

When was the last time you heard about Taylor Swift in the tabloids for reckless driving or crazy partying?

NEVER.

Since she doesn’t live “la vida loca”, the media needs to write something about Taylor Swift, so they just pick on her love life. Because that’s her only fault: the fact that she hasn’t been able to settle with someone for long term.

So what? That doesn’t make her a whore. As a matter of fact, if I’m not mistaken, the reason why she hasn’t been able to settle with one guy long term is because she won’t give it up!

Isn’t that the opposite of a whore? Last time I checked it was.

Back in January, when Taylor Swift and Harry Styles broke up, the tabloids speculated that it was because she’s a prude.

A source revealed that “Harry found Taylor a little sexually uninterested.”

The same source also stated, “What Taylor doesn’t get is that the guys keep dumping her because she’s being a prude.”

I honestly don’t understand how being a prude is synonymous to being a whore. I thought those two words were considered antonyms.

I think Taylor Swift is a wonderful human being. From the way she dresses to the way she carries herself, she is a wonderful role model. Her fans can learn a lot from her just by watching the way she lives her life.

Westboro needs to get their facts straight. Pull out a dictionary before you start going around calling people whores.

And while you’re at it Westboro, here’s a cherry to put on top of your little Sundae:

“Do not judge others, and you will not be judged.” – Matthew 7:1, NLT

Now eat it. And leave Taylor alone!!

 

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Cute Love Quotes for Valentine’s Day

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With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, many of you will be getting cards for your special someone, friends and/or family members. What better way to personalize a card than a handwritten quote?! Here are a few love quotes that can be used for just about anyone during this celebration of love:

1. Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth. It always protects, always trusts, always hopes, always perseveres.Love never fails. But where there are prophecies, they will cease; where there are tongues, they will be stilled; where there is knowledge, it will pass away.

– 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 (New International Version Bible)

For those of you who are of the Catholic or Christian religion, these verses are perfect for friends, family, and even a boyfriend or girlfriend. 1 Corinthians 13:4-8 explains the Christian view of love. Even if you’re not religious, these verses speak volumes.

2. “There is always some madness in love. But there is also always some reason in madness.”

– Friedrich Nietzsche

It’s true that love can drive you mad. You would do the craziest, most out of this world thing(s) for the people that you love, and there will always be a reason for it. This quote is perfect for friends, spouses, and girlfriends or boyfriends.

3. “L is for the way you look at me
O is for the only one I see
V is very, very extraordinary
E is even more than anyone that you adore.”

– Nat King Cole

This little acrostic lyric is from Nat King Cole’s song “L-O-V-E”. It’s perfect for those old fashioned couples that love the 60s. The song has also been recorded in Italian, French, Spanish, German and Japanese!!

4. “…we accept the love we think we deserve.”

– Bill from The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky

This quote will definitely make you think. What love really is it that you think you deserve? This quote was originally told to Charlie by his English teacher Bill in the 1999 novel The Perks of Being a Wallflower. This quote is perfect for just about anyone.

5. “…if you find someone you love in life, you must hang onto it, and look after it, and if you were lucky enough to find someone who loved you, then you must protect it.”

– Princess Diana of Wales

This quote is quite famous. Princess Diana said these words to her son William when he was a young boy. I remember watching Prince William and Kate Middleton get married on television that morning and one of the reporters recited the quote. It’s simply beautiful. This quote also works for anyone.

6. “…always hold on when you get love,
So you can let go when you give it.”

– Stars, “Hold on When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It”

This quote is from the Indie Rock song by the band Stars called “Hold on When You Get Love and Let Go When You Give It”. It’s such a simple concept, but such a hard thing to do. This quote is perfect for a spouse, boyfriend or girlfriend.

7. “Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along.”

– Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī

This very emotionally heavy quote comes from the Muslim theologian, poet and mystic Rūmī. To believe that your soulmate lives somewhere within you all your life is simply euphoric. This quote is one of my favorite for Valentine’s Day couples. It’s so romantic!

So don’t worry if you don’t have a Valentine this year. There are plenty of other people in your life that you can express your love and gratitude to using some of these awesome quotes!

Have a happy and safe Valentine’s Day 2013!