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From: "Peggy Mills" <>
Subject: Re: [ARIZARD-L] A Matter of Concern
Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 19:08:36 -0800
Well said Jean. This is a great list and I am on several. I thoroughly
enjoy the "togetherness" of this list. You are doing a wonderful job!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jean Mayfield Cuevas" <>
Sent: Friday, January 28, 2000 1:10 PM
Subject: [ARIZARD-L] A Matter of Concern
> Dear List Members,
> There is something that I must address before all of you, and to me it's
> very important. As many of you have observed, we have been free on this
> list to share our faith along with our genealogy, but not to make it an
> issue with anyone, because although many of us on the list are Christians,
> there are some who are of other faiths.
> It has come to my attention that someone has written one of our members,
> asking her NOT to continue to talk about her faith, and I don't know who
> wrote the message, and I really don't want to, because I want ALL of us to
> hang in here together...because we ARE family, and each person IS
> For the person who was reproached, I will say that she is free to continue
> as she has been from the beginning, because her faith is a part of who she
> is. And, with her health problems, she NEEDS to be able to lean on her
> faith, because in the end, without that faith, we are without hope.
> For the person who sent the message to her, I can understand that if you
> are not used to being around folks who share their faith, you might feel
> uneasy. I don't believe you will find anyone on this list trying to shove
> their faith down your throat. I have read every post that ever has come
> this list, and find that folks balance their genealogy and their
> Christianity, and don't try to make an issue with anyone.
> I don't want anyone hurt on this list. It's my obligation as List Owner
> to see that we are all treated with dignity,and so I must ask that if
> anyone has comments in the future, please don't send them to someone
> off-list. Send them to me, instead. The person who received the message
> was not the person who told me about it. As a matter of fact, the person
> who received the criticism hasn't written me at all. She just quietly
> mentioned to someone else that she might remove herself from the list.
> As I said, I don't want to know who sent the message. I just want us to
> all work together for the common good of all, and when the list can no
> longer have any mention of Christianity on it, I will be gone!
> Jean Cuevas
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> Jean M. Cuevas, Listowner Arizard-L
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