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GOD IS…

“God is good.” Not quite right.“Why not?”That follows the stumbling way.To the chopping off of handsin Mecca and Medina.Or to the world’s most valuable art collectionin the Vatican.Or to the crucifixion of prophetsin Jerusalem.Or to the brainwashingof the Poor by … Continue reading

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JUGGLING

First the left hand, then the right;in each, a ball, in each held tight When a third comes into view,what exactly will you do? Let it roll past on its way,down the hall and out the door? Or grab it … Continue reading

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THE EGOIST’S AMBITIONS

To be the youngest playerto be the youngest player. To be the oldest playerto be the oldest player. I always knew that if I could do it,I could do it.I never doubtedthat I would never doubt it. Statistics is the … Continue reading

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THE WORD OF THE BUDDHA

According to the manuals,they are everywhere.How is it, then, that Icannot see them? Under my feet,in the silent corners,under the stairs,in the crowded common rooms,I search;and find nothing. But, when I speak,what is it that crawlsalong the fissures of my … Continue reading

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JESUS’ CURSE (IT COULD HAVE BEEN WORSE)

Delivered from the Crosswith all the authorityof the Saviour of the Worldat the precise momentof his people’s rejection of Him. “Forgive them Lordfor they know notwhat they do!” And within forty yearsit came to pass. Their Temple destroyed.Their Holy of … Continue reading

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VIRGIN STURGEON

Of French descent,Madame Estourgeonhas made the ascentof Ben Neveristto look down from the cloudsat the crowdsof neo-Scotsmarching to the bannerof their newfound Queen. Meanwhile,From a disused dungeonin St Andrews,the spirit of John Knox,of Scottish descent,can still be heard intoning, “Monstrous … Continue reading

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