Just when you think Mel Gibson couldn’t get any more unwound, out pops a story that makes you shake your head all over again. It’s one thing to reach a certain point in your life where you begin to question the religious tenets fed you in childhood and begin a personal spiritual journey to determine what your belief system may really be. It’s quite another thing, though, to simply take the parts of your childhood religion that you don’t like and twist them in such a way that it benefits you and your egg-headed life decisions.
Case in point, Mel Gibson's request to the Catholic Church to have his marriage annulled. This has to piss off a few people. For starters, his eight kids? What is it with 8 kids being in the news all the time too? Sorry, got sidetracked. Back to Mel. Perhaps he’s beginning to believe the stories that he has more money than God. Whatever it is, he seems to be using his money to cure what makes him unhappy, and he’s doing it in larger than life ways.
Unhappy with your church? Build your own. Mel had his own church built in the Malibu Hills called the Church of the Holy Family.(Emphasis on Family) Sorry, but this just cracks me up. You’ll see why in a minute. Anyway, Mel broke with the Catholic Church and evidently thinks others want to follow in his footsteps, so he’s giving them a place to do it. If you have the money and the inclination, I say why not?
Here’s the funny part though. Since Gibson can’t persuade the Catholic Church to annul his marriage, he can just annul it himself. Clever eh? It goes to follow that the Catholic Church will not bless his union with wife #2, who, by the way is preggers with his child out of wedlock, another Catholic no-no, so he’ll get married in his own Church. See where this is headed? Mel has, himself, gotten so high and mighty that he can do just about anything and have it approved by or pardoned by a Church, albeit the Mel Gibson Church of the Holy Family.
And sure, he may be able to get away with it down here, but wait till God gets a hold of him.