Panacea for Po-Faced Politics
Delightful (to some) and Derided (by others) is the 40 year old Official Monster Raving Loony Party, complete with outlandish outfits and over-sized rosettes. Before writing them off, it’s worth taking note of the fact that some of their “ridiculous” proposals were eventually enshrined in law. It’s also worth noting that some of their “risible”…
Jonah – A Good-Fun Read (ii)
We left Jonah on the boat to Tarshish, sleeping peacefully in his below-decks’ hammock, but that peace is about to be rudely disturbed. God has Jonah firmly fixed in his sights, and not only outdoes his Greek rival Poseidon, but even transcends the thunderbolts of Zeus, when he hurls such a horrendous gale onto the…
Jonah – A Good-Fun Read
The little book called “Jonah” shows us that the Old Testament, or Hebrew Bible, really can be a ‘good read’, especially if understood in a common sense, down-to-earth way. It wasn’t written by God, and shouldn’t be approached with literal woodenness, and kill-joy solemnity. But even it were, Psalm 2:4 tells us that, “In heaven…
My Little Wise Guy
I keep my little wise guy on my desk – to remind me never to take myself (or anyone else) too seriously ….. you could say that he’s the Apple of my eye ! “Too bad all your blogs aren’t as short as this one”, he’s telling me. You’re probably right, little fella …..