In response to another thread:
You are right about the forgiveness.
I suppose I'm overly focussed on Jenna because these
types of acts of deceit online are so detrimental to
I work so hard to show that the internet is a very
real tool of love and connection. I see it's
potential as a powerful spiritual tool.
But, perhaps I should let go of this dream for the
Because until we find ways to make "Jennas" less
prevalent, the majority of people will never trust the
Web. Online "friends" will always seem a bit silly.
Which is why I spend so much energy on Jenna (and did
It really *does* bother me that this type of spiritual
vandalism is happening. If there is a war of good
against evil, then "liars for sport" are on the
Can I forgive her while also working on ways to stop
her from doing it again?
(Does forgiving a prisoner mean letting them out of
I'm struggling to understand Jenna and her type.
I have negative feelings towards the "Jenna"
character, but not the poor soul who lives behind it.
I feel love for her. I wish I had a sense of who
"she" was. I only have the words of fiction given to
Obviously there are emotional issues. But she refuses
to speak to me. Well, "Jenna" will spin me all sorts
of tales. But the woman who creates this world of
lies refused to let me connect with her. Until she
stops writing fiction about who she is, its wasteful
to engage her.
So my attention goes to the myself and the people who
watched me walk the path getting close to Jenna.
Almost in "damage control" mode out of some
But you're right. I should focus on the problems she
helps illustrate, not her. She needs love.
She needs the very thing I'm trying to give her.
Maybe there is hope after all.