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Anonymous said: Hey, I'm an extrovert (specifically ENTP) and I wanted to know how to go about interacting with introverts. I'm just a friendly person and I don't like to exclude people but I feel like I'm maybe going over the top to get an introvert to speak/get involved.

introvertedproblems:

You’re awesome! Sorry I’m responding to this so late!!

I hope I can answer your question correctly—just know that each person is different, and will react and respond differently than others.

For me personally, I actually like when people come over and talk to me. I actually rely on that, because if I’m not explicitly invited to interact, I feel self-conscious and unwanted. But again that’s just me—I can’t speak for everyone.

Just know that a lot of us thrive on listening rather than talking, so if you’re talking to an introvert and they don’t verbally respond much, don’t take that as rejection. When we have something we feel is important or funny or relevant to say, we’ll say it—but give us room to. Listen when we talk, because often it’s carefully thought out and important to us. For lack of a better way to put it, we’re feeling you out. We want to know how our ideas are going to be accepted and processed, because they’re important to us.

So try to find a balance—give us room and attention when we feel we can/need to say something, but don’t put pressure on us. We shut down easily sometimes. Most of the time we like listening to you extroverts talk! It gives us something to think about and process internally.

And once we feel a little more comfortable and accepted with you, we’ll open up a lot more.

Hope that helps! Anyone else have any ideas?

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MEMENTO

[noun]

1. an object or item that serves to remind one of a person, past event, etc.; keepsake; souvenir.

2. anything serving as a reminder or warning.

3. Roman Catholic Church: either of two prayers in the canon of the Mass, one for persons living and the other for persons dead.

Etymologyfrom Latin mementō, “remember”, imperative form of meminī, “I remember”.

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So excited to have received this beautiful, handmade Star of David with Crucifix. I purchased it online & received it directly from the Holy Land. It’s handmade from the wood of an olive tree, in Jerusalem & comes with nice a leather strap. I was even more amazed to see a gracious, handwritten thank you on the order receipt. I highly recommend The Jerusalem Gift Shop, they have tons of amazing Jewish & Christian items. Plus it helps Israeli business. http://www.thejerusalemgiftshop.com

I hate these kinds of necklaces with a fiery passion.

To Jews, the cross represents three things: a religion that claims to make ours irrelevant, a story that many of our ancestors were murdered over, and a man who to this day we are often harassed for not worshiping. Superimposing that symbol on the Magein David is offensive and wrong.

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: Judaism is not proto-Christianity, it is an enduring and independent faith and culture. Sublimating Jewish symbols for Christian purposes is always antisemitic.

Wow….seems everyone is having a field day with this image lately. I actually deleted the original off of my page over a year ago because it was causing such discontent. Firstly, I bought this for my own personal reasons & not to a) appropriate Jewish culture, b) begin a theological debate. I don’t actually wear it; it just hangs from my bedpost. Yes, I am a follower of Yeshua ben Yosef (Jesus, The Christ) & his teachings:

 36 “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”37 Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord (YHWH) your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ 38This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ 40 All the Law and the Prophets hang on these two commandments.” (Matthew 22:36-40)

Semantics aside, I am a Christian. However I came to find out through a genetics test that I have 30% Jewish ethnicity, via my Spanish ancestry, although I admit I am still trying to get full details on that finding. I actually did not know this fact until after purchasing this Magen David. I was simply drawn to this necklace through my own finding; I had originally stumbled upon the Messianic Seal of Jerusalem,

which got me curious about Jewish & early Christian symbols. There was no other reason for me purchasing this than the fact that I liked it & felt it held personal value to my faith. I suppose I should have kept it personal because after seeing the many re-blogs this has received I have regretted sharing it. It was meant with no offense, nor to “show off” my faith as greater. However I will not hide the pride I have in my faith:

16 For I am not ashamed of the gospel, because it is the power of God that brings salvation to everyone who believes: first to the Jew, then to the Gentile. (Romans 1:16)

Jesus himself was Jewish & we include The Tanakh in our Holy Bible (Which I have read in its entirety. I am no “Sunday Christian” who just claims the title). I understand Judaism is still a valid & thriving religion; I have many Jewish friends & we have often discussed each other’s faith & culture. So to accuse me of anti-Semitism is offensive & completely uncalled for. If you have issues with these products, why not contact the makers? I included their website in my original post.

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Death is a once in a lifetime experience.

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Xerox Alto workstation

Computers are so much fun!

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"She had studied the universe all her life, but had overlooked its clearest message: For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love."

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