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The old man in the Temple

The glory of our people Israel! So say the priests who scurry through these courts directing pilgrims, offering sacrifice, administ'ring, enforcing, protecting. See what majestic stones and buildings stand, they say, upon this Mountain of the Lord; within these Temple walls is holiness! And Israel's Lord (they whisper now) will rouse to win deliv'rance from… Continue reading The old man in the Temple

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Ox and Ass

Have they gone now? The visitors? Only I'd quite like a bit of a rest now, it's been a hard slog these last few days. Not that I'm complaining, mind - I was happy to help – well, it's my job, carrying things, carrying people, getting stuff from A to B. And I must say,… Continue reading Ox and Ass

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Spreading the News: a Christmas message

Write it or type it, in lower-case, upper-case bold or italic, or thick underscore; spotlighted; highlighted; then framed or skylighted, nailed to a gatepost or mailed through a door. Whisper it, murmur it, tell it, and yell it, through tannoy or loudhailer, let people know! Snap it and screenshot it, post it on Instagram; Facetime… Continue reading Spreading the News: a Christmas message