The Ooga Booga God and the Faraway Tree

In the stories of the Faraway Tree, there is a land called Topsy Turvy Land. I once addressed children with this story in mind and described how God is often “Topsy Turvy” to how we think. This post is going to take you to this land….. Ooga Booga god is a term I came up … Continue reading

In The Image of Man God is Created

Hi again world – two things inspired me to post again – it has been a while. Firstly I read a comment by some random (sorry if it is you…. by random I mean I don’t remember who) The comment mentioned a  “deconstruction phase” of  faith. Secondly – not long after this I read this about … Continue reading

The Scapegoat

A crowd has gathered around a young man. They push him to the ground, they spit on him. A few people take turns at hitting him with sticks. He doesn’t fight back, he curls up at the side of the dusty road in a foetal position. A man kicks him in the back, then plants … Continue reading

More Sugar Please

Buzzing flies  Brown  Soft steamy shit It will taste better if I add some sugar I’ve heard about polishing terds…. But would I eat it?   Why don’t I consider a healthy alternative? Is there real safety in being conservative? Why do I swallow what shouldn’t be et? Anything other considered a threat!   It was … Continue reading

Easter Inclusion

The Old Testament is all about exclusion, about holiness, about separation. Priests with disabilities were not allowed to offer sacrifices, the blind and mute were not allowed in the Temple. Women, children and Gentiles were also excluded. Interestingly, those with “crushed nuts”  or removed penises and those that were born Eunichs were also excluded from … Continue reading

Lutheran – Primitive Religion (Part 2)

Hi again – I just want to return to a topic I brought up a few posts ago. The full post can be found here. “Some anthropologists have suggested that religions were created to give humans a feeling of security in an inherently insecure universe. Primitive humans were the first species to be aware of … Continue reading