All Bible, All The Time

Today's National Bible Week lesson is about poor people. I'm late in posting because I've been busy doing a bit to help with something that is striking very close to home (just a mile or two from my house, in fact).

With Thanksgiving just a couple of days away, as we enter the War Against Christmas Season, and it being NWB and all, you'd think we wouldn't be dealing with old people being evicted for being poor.

I mean, if the Bible hasn't managed to get through to people on this issue, you'd think endless re-runs of "Scrooge" and "It's a Wonderful Life" over the years might have had some impact . . . . . but apparently, no.

So today's verse is Luke 14:12

"den Jebus waz liek "ok guyz, also wen u haz a feest, invitez de poor lolcats stuck in printerz n stuff, not de rich catz."

Eleven elders in my community face eviction because they have become inconvenient to a corporation's bottom line.

So it is that in this time of giving thanks for all our bounty, a corporation practices the real sin of Sodom:

Ezekiel 16:49 Behold, this was the iniquity of thy sister Sodom: pride, fulness of bread, and careless ease was in her and in her daughters; neither did she strengthen the hand of the poor and needy.

This situation saddens me to the extent that I can't even be arsed to find an lolcats translation for that.

If you'd like to help , or find out more, check out the Stop Victoria Eviction! blog.

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