Posts in category "Religion"
“John Boehner sounded off a litany of insults for Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz Wednesday night, labelling the Texas senator ‘Lucifer in the flesh’ and a ‘miserable son of a bitch.'” [cbsnews.com] Cruz is ‘Lucifer in the flesh’? The analogy temptingly limps. The meme has a much better mesh If Dick Cheney’s the Lord... Read more »
Has Trump met his match in the Pope? Such a fight is a slippery slope. Will his vanity tumble In a Vatican rumble That will end any president hope?
[The following was inspired by Planet Michelle’s “Best Sex Quotes” by ChicagoNow blogger Michelle Babicz] Some have trouble with sex Because they believe What God did in Eden To Adam and Eve.
Now the trees shed the leaves that forsake them Just as God in His wisdom did make them. But I wish in His plan That He didn’t make man As the one who’d eventually rake them.
“Thousands of Catholic faithful filed into St. Francis of Assisi Church in Orland Park on Wednesday, some waiting for an hour or more to touch the glass casket holding the remains of St. Maria Goretti, the youngest saint canonized by the Roman Catholic Church.” [Chicago Tribune] In the ‘burbs you can visit a... Read more »
“The pope has left the United States, but details are still coming out about his trip. Here’s a big one: Last Thursday afternoon, during his time in Washington, D.C., he met with Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk who has refused to perform same-sex marriages, her lawyers say.” [theatlantic.com] The Pope is gone,... Read more »
In Jesus’s own words, here are 18 reasons He would never be a right-wing Republican. (Quoted in the Revised English Bible) 1. “Blessed are the peacemakers; they shall be called God’s children.” Matthew 5: 9 2. “Love your enemies and pray for your persecutors; only so can you be children of your heavenly Father, who... Read more »
Some Christians think God’s on their side, An example of spiritual pride. But much better it is On the side that is His, Which the righteous will use as a guide.
“Vanity of vanities, saith the Preacher, vanity of vanities; all is vanity.” Last night in the Deep South what Trump said was tribal: That his favorite book’s— I’m not kidding— the Bible. In a campaign discourse, One might wonder, perforce, Isn’t this more or less blasphemous libel?
The GOP candidates think they’ll prod Their poll numbers higher to get the nod By appealing to folk Each time they invoke, As head of their party, Almighty God.