570 How Evil does prosper! 12-23-15

The Papal miter.
The Yalmakha on the bald spot.
The Mecca facing rug.
The white collard preacher.
These are the trappings of belief.

Calling the faithful to prayer.
Kissing the Torah scrolls.
The Sunday sermon.
The Communion chimes.
These are the rituals of belief.

Skin heads with spray paint.
“No rag heads cross our shores!”
Bombs in a country church.
A gun in a Bible study.
This is what we see, every day.

Whence cometh these evils
when the weight of belief,
in trappings, rituals and
the faith of the faithful
might, instead, bring the world
to share faiths, families,
cultures, hearts and
everyones Gods.

Why does Evil prosper
on the other side of the scale?
I dare you to tell me.

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
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