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.

Friday, January 26, 2018

Opus 2018-025: On the Street: Obama 08

I was waiting at a signal in Maryland and my brain registered the bumper sticker on the car in front of me.  It referred to Obama 08.  I wonder if he forgot it was there.  Why had he not upgraded in 2012?  I assume he was a social worker or something.  The sticker was old enough to have been an original.  That meant it had been I place for almost 10 years.

The Obama stickers quickly disappeared after the election.  I always wondered why but when I saw this car a reason came to me.  Most of his supporters are rich enough to buy a new car every few years.  That would quickly remove the evidence.  About the only ones who did well during the Obama years were the wealthy.  They continue to have money to throw away in ridiculous movies that no one goes to see.  They throw millions into violent organizations like Antifa and BLM.  I am sure that there are millions of well placed bucks among reporters and government workers.

Bumper stickers for Republican candidates never were too common.  I was a teacher.  A Trump bumper sticker was an open invitation to broken windshields or other anti-social behavior.  The one consolation I had was that vandals don’t tend to vote.  In California the dead voted and the illegals voted, but not the vandals.

Things are changing.  If I may quote a leading Democrat politician:  Elections matter.

homo unius libri


  1. i never put my politics on the car. want to keep it safe and whole for many more years.

    1. I have never been big on them either. I need to keep checking because my wife has been known to stick them on my car.

      Grace and peace


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