asunder again

By Diogenes (articles - email) | Oct 09, 2006

In today's first reading, taken from St. Paul's letter to the Galatians, in the jaunty contemporary translation that sounds just like the way you and I ordinarily speak:

Am I now currying favor with human beings or God?

Back home after Mass, I scanned the newspaper headlines and learned that politicians are currying favor with human beings.

It's disgraceful, isn't it? The party kingpins chieftains leaders facilitators want people to vote along partisan lines, rather than just voting for the best human being-- in, say, the race for Congresshumanbeing.

Richard Cross holds a doctorate in psychology, who has taught at the university level, including at Franciscan University. He is currently an educational researcher and consultant in the field of psychology and related disciplines.
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