Who counts counts? Counts count numbers, overpower them, reducing them, demeaning them making them number, dumber, cannon fodder, forced labour, numbers & counters who don’t count, won’t count. Beware those who count counter to those God counts dear. #1Chronicles21 #cLectio #morningprayer A reflection for Twitter on 1 Chronicles 21 – the set reading for Morning Prayer today.
My poetweet this morning responds to a reading of Genesis 3 It’s also the serpent that opens the eyes of the blind. And when they saw they sewed, dressing their nakedness, hiding their very selves behind blinds of honesty from one another, from God, forever, till another one with love opens the eyes of the […]
I love that tweet @la_vagabondeuse and know the feeling of opening up a box of treasures. There are so many jewels out there. Of course, this has more to do with la_vagabondeuse’s willingness to open her ears and heart to others. Twitter is just the means to that end – one of many social media […]
To make some of us who say Morning Prayer on our own accountable, we gather our thoughts using Twitter #cLectio – some are now using Facebook too. It is a company I find helpful. I look forward to our daily posts, some of which are quite challenging. Hashtag cLectio was the brainchild of friend and […]
I don’t count myself a “biblical scholar”. When I come to my daily reading from the Old Testament it is often as if I am reading the section for the first time. (Along with others I tend to tweet my naive responses with the #cLectio hashtag, here, here, here, here and here.) My current intrigue […]
Like Qoheleth I am rather taken by the poor man in the city. It was a small city with only a few inhabitants. It was besieged but there was one man, a poor and wise man, who, by his wisdom delivered the city. Not a lot of people know this man. He’s not someone I’ve […]
“Consider these facts. In Italy the right to worship, without discrimination, is enshrined within the constitution. There are 1.35 million Muslims in Italy and yet only eight official mosques in the whole country. … This shortage of places to worship is particularly acute in North East Italy as the right wing Lega Nord party campaigns […]