There Are More Important Things Than Being a Beauty Queen–edited

 

Kudos to Carrie Prejean for standing up for what she believes.  She didn’t wimp out and give a “politically correct” answer–she gave her opinion, which was what she was asked. 
I admire her spunk.

Favor is deceitful and beauty is vain, but a woman that fears the LORD, she shall be praised!

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Edit:  I just realized something.  The Perez person said “With that answer, she instantly was divisive and alienated millions of gays and lesbians, their family, their friends, and supporters.”

So?  She was asked for her opinion on a very hot topic.  If she had said that she was very much in favor of gay marriage, she would have been instantly divisive and alienated millions of Christians.  What’s the difference?

The fact is that a highly controversial question like that will automatically cause someone to be upset with you.  If you try to straddle the fence, you not only fail to answer the question, but you also earn the scorn of both sides.  You have to choose one side or the other.  She chose to tell the truth, which is always the best course.

What becomes quite obvious in this is that Perez Hilton is a poor sport.  Because she didn’t play the game the way he wanted it to be played, he upset the game board and scattered the pieces.  He pouted and called her names, he behaved like a spoiled brat.  Her response?  “I’ll pray for him.  I can tell he’s hurting–I feel sorry for him.”

No question in my mind who won here!  She’s a real woman, while he isn’t even half a man!

 

 

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26 Responses to There Are More Important Things Than Being a Beauty Queen–edited

  1. BooksForMe says:

    I hadn’t heard PH had retracted his apology and added to the insult.  What a dope!  She handled this interview very well.  I hope this dies down soon.  I’m actually concerned PH is going to stir people up so much that someone might attack her physically.  Prop 8 protesters proved they aren’t afraid to be violent.  

  2. homefire says:

    I recommended Precious Onyx’s post all because of her last line, which referred to Carrie Prejean.  “Well, if she had that kind of integrity, she was too good for that crown anyways… God’s got a better one…”  Amen!@BooksForMe – Good point.  But I can’t help being glad that she is getting far more publicity for this than she would have with a political answer–it’s good for America.  It’s quite obvious to any thinking person which of the two people involved here has class and integrity, and which doesn’t.

  3. fwren says:

    Bless her heart!  May the Lord grant her strength to endure what she is being put through right now ~

  4. BooksForMe says:

    I was thinking about this after my comment and I began to think about how Rick Renner weaseled out of his supposed convictions when he faced criticism, or gay fascism as one Xangan put it.  It says even more for the courage it took her to speak truth.  

  5. PreciousOnyx says:

    great quote from Proverbs- it suits her perfectly:) I hope she isn’t physically attacked or continually smeared in the press- it just goes to show they’re fallen and dead to the wisdom of God.

  6. AngelAware says:

    I am very proud of her

  7. How’s the homebirth family/baby?

  8. homefire says:

    @the_Coley_he_seeks – They are doing just great!  They were here this evening. 

  9. She definitely has a lot of courage and class.

  10. mrcolorful says:

    Perez isn’t even a preteen in his emotional and mental state I don’t think.

  11. Hutch5 says:

    she’s a classic example of what a gracious woman is all about!thanks for sharing this~ how’s your grandbaby??happy saturday ❤

  12. gokellyjo says:

    What a great post.  I had caught a small portion of this interview – and am glad to have heard the whole thing.What really angers me – is that she offered her ‘opinion’.  Perez responded by calling her a B**** and a C***.  Why does mainstream media put up with such foolishness toward Christians or conservatives?  Clearly, if Mr. Hilton had used such derogatory terms aimed at a minority (like what Don Imus did) – Americans would be up in arms.  Tolerance is such a one way street.  She took a stand for righteousness.  Such stands are often costly.  I applaud her!!

  13. AngelAware says:

    I drove by a Log house friday and saw a man holding a newborn baby on the porch. It made me think of you and your grandbaby  Do you get tp play with her much?

  14. homefire says:

    @AngelAware – She’s here tonight! 

  15. lookin4Jesus says:

    It’s already been said, but who’s the hateful one? I didn’t hear Carrie say anything hateful, just gave her gracious opinion and even apologized for offending anyone. She showed the Christian spirit of love.

  16. Anonymous says:

    I would rather tell the truth about how I feel than lie to the people…vaporizer

  17. the_grat says:

    marriage is a civil union.  a marriage certificate is acquired thru the state.  the church has NO business in politics.seperation of church and state both prevents an ‘official religion’ and should prevent their greedy fingers from controlling the populous that does not accept or subscribe to their theories.it is unconstitutional and wrong to ban marriage to some or rewrite it to fit your fundamentlist christian ideals.  ok fine.  you’re welcome to your ideals.  but for christs sake stop denying others their rights, just because you feel your enlightened state is the ‘correct’ one.

  18. homefire says:

    @the_grat – I didn’t notice that she tried to deny anyone their rights.  She simply stated her opinion.  Perez Hiltion denied her the right to an opinion, however, did he not?”marriage is a civil uniona marriage certificate is acquired thru the state.  the church has NO business in politics“–it’s interesting that you think that.  Marriage was in existence for centuries before anyone thought of making regulations about it.  It pre-exists all governments, and as far as I can see, has nothing to do with politics.  At least until someone decided to try to “rewrite it” to include same-sex marriage.  Sorry, but Christians aren’t the ones trying to rewrite.  Marriage has been man-woman in every culture from the beginning, not just Christian ones.  Face facts–the same sex marriage idea is the new kid on the block.

  19. the_grat says:

    @homefire – “I didn’t notice that she tried to deny anyone their rights.  She simply stated her opinion.”  i seriously disagree.  she did try to deny someone their rights. because it is her opinion that these rights ought be denied.  we’re not levelling the two of them with just weights and masurements.all opinions are not equal.  there is a scale of justice, and there is what is right.  her ‘opinion’ was wrong cause it’s not your life you are affecting.  you’ll fuck up your straight marriages anyway. .  and the kid’s lives, and all of that.  but it’s the lives of the weaker smaller ones whom have already been ostracized, that you want to keep ‘down’ an ‘out of sight.  i’m sorry that perez was the spokesperson.  but he is obviously hurt and acting out of that hurt – that someone who does’t know and doesn’t care would refuse him basic civil liberties and the right to pursue happiness… because it’s ‘not what they’re into’.  tell me, how badly would it affect ms california if fags were married ?  would she cry at night ?  would she lose her appetite ?  would she walk through alleys haunted and greiving?  would it even affect her at all ?  would they be telling HER she was second rate, and an abomnination, and should die and go to hell ?would she feel like the ostracism did me, when i worked my way alone thru chemo and fear,   with no family that gave a fuck, and no friends that would have visited or sat by at the hospital, or held my head up afterwards — except a couple fags… who also bore their load and weight in life, and knew what the loneliness and second rateness was like.  or a few weeks ago in class, when my paper included the stonewall riots as part of the nation’s trning point, dicussing civil growth and change, finally paving th way to allow some basic human rights to gays – like, not to be castrated, or imprisoned, or institutionalized.  marriage WAS a long way off at this pot but it was a start.  one man reacted and denied it’s application to inclusion, stating and then writing in black and white across my paper ‘gays dont deserve basic human rights.’i still wish i had clocked him.  “Sorry, but Christians aren’t the ones trying to rewrite.  Marriage has been man-woman in every culture from the beginning, not just Christian ones.”  yeh ?  and how much did christian inflence play into thatcultural conscience ?  what about corinth ?   that was a LONG time ago.i don’t care if it IS ‘how it’s always been’ its wrong to keep shutting us down and out and leaving us as worth less or not created equal.  if there is a god and i ever meet them, i will be angry as hell itself if i actually meet them and find they ordained this treatment, the otracities america wants to cover, and the brutality and beating fags have faced on a regular basis.  the verbal degradation i faced regularly in the halls and street, and the quiet cold abandonment that should have come from the family sector.  the ensuing depression.  the burning anger.  cuz i know i was worth more than that.

  20. homefire says:

    @the_grat – I understand that the pain is real, and I agree that it is very wrong to hurt or degrade gays in any way.   (I also believe that a lot of your pain doesn’t come just from being gay.  It was there long before you had any thought that you were gay.  Right?)  “all opinions are not equal.  there is a scale of justice, and there is what is right” –And you have to admit that she did what she truly believed was right.  Surely you cannot fault her for standing for what she believes, even if you believe she is wrong.    “would she cry at night ?  would she lose her appetite ?  would she walk through alleys haunted and greiving?”  –What does this have to do with gay marriage?  Are you saying that gays who aren’t allowed to get married would do this?  I know an awful lot of straight people who go through those same things.  It’s loneliness and unhappiness, yes, but loneliness and unhappiness is not magically solved by marriage, as many have found out to their sorrow.  Another thing I have never understood about gay marriage is why it matters so much.  As I said, marriage has only recently become a “legal” matter.  For centuries, it was simply a matter of living together (Isaac just took Rebekah into the tent.)  I live with my man and I am very happy–what difference would it make if I had no piece of paper that formally declared it?  To me, it mattered in God’s eyes, but I don’t think that’s the case with most gays, is it?”and how much did christian inflence play into thatcultural conscience ?  what about corinth ?   that was a LONG time ago”  –I didn’t follow this.   Care to explain?  The only thing I really remember about Corinth was some guys who were messing around with their father’s wives–is that what you’re talking about?What I meant by marriage being straight in every cuture was that even in Papua New Guinea or whatever remote spot you want to take as an example, it seems like pretty consistently, marriage is between man and woman.  I’m saying it’s not a Christian thing–it’s a HUMAN thing–necessary for the continuance of the human race.  I realize there have been homosexuals practically forever, also, but out of necessity, it has to be the exception rather than the rule.

  21. homefire says:

    @the_grat – Oh, I guess I didn’t address your first paragraph.  “it is her opinion that these rights ought be denied.”  –Really?  Since when is it a right to be married?  Just curious–IS it?  I always considered it a privilege.  I know quite a lot of women who would love to be married, but haven’t been able to, and they aren’t squawking about their rights.  I disagree completely with the guy who wrote on your paper that “gays don’t deserve basic human rights” (have to admit that I’m appalled that you face such open animosity!) but I guess I’ve never considered marriage to be a basic human right.

  22. the_grat says:

    >>”would she cry at night ?  would she lose her appetite ?  would she walk through alleys haunted and greiving?”  >> –What does this have to do with gay marriage?  Are you saying that gays who aren’t allowed to get married would do this?i’m saying that anyone who was made to be inferior and second class, and ridiculed and denied the right to live as other americans would very likely feel that way.  as the fear and agression lives and the families resent them and deny them… and their country denies them the right to adopt, marry, live as other families… is nasty.  i know many.  

  23. homefire says:

    @the_grat – Still curious what you meant about Corinth…

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