Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

Welcome to Varied Expressions of Worship

This blog will be written from an orthodox Christian point of view. There may be some topic that is out of bounds, but at present I don't know what it will be. Politics is a part of life. Theology and philosophy are disciplines that we all participate in even if we don't think so. The Bible has a lot to say about economics. How about self defense? Is war ethical? Think of all the things that someone tells you we should not touch and let's give it a try. Everything that is a part of life should be an expression of worship.

Keep it courteous and be kind to those less blessed than you, but by all means don't worry about agreeing. We learn more when we get backed into a corner.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Opus 2017-171: Snowflakes Do Not a Blizzard Make

If the whining liberals are snowflakes, what are the rest of us?

What are the characteristics of snowflakes?  Snowflakes are unique.  One of the awesome theories of science is that no two snowflakes are identical.  I say theory because I doubt if anyone will ever build a database of every snowflake to find out if one is copied, although the way the federal government spends money someone may be working on it.

Snowflakes alone are rarely noticed and quickly fade away.  They only have an effect when they appear in overwhelming numbers.  Even when they are part of a storm they don’t seriously effect people who are prepared.  Snowed in?  Great.  Break out the hot chocolate and get into a good book.  Power out?  Great.  Stoke up the fire and cuddle with someone you care about.  I can just see the snowflakes plastered against the window screaming about the injustice of the comfort they see.

Snowflakes require just the right conditions.  If anything is wrong they become fog, rain or hail.  They often disappear when they actually touch the ground.

Snowflakes are beautiful at first but quickly become yellow or grey snow. 

Snowflakes are never invited to the party.  They need to remain outside looking in.  Individual snowflakes are rarely noticed or missed.  Masses of snowflakes quickly become boring and people rejoice when they are gone.

The rest of us, the productive, must be the opposite. 

So be prepared.  Don’t despair.  Remember that spring is the worst enemy a snowflake has.

homo unius libri


Comments are welcome. Feel free to agree or disagree but keep it clean, courteous and short. I heard some shorthand on a podcast: TLDR, Too long, didn't read.