Jeremiah was a downer

(And if you’re of a certain age, you’re finishing that title with “Was a good friend of miiine.”) Actually, that’s kind of appropriate, especially the “never understood a single word he said…” As I promised myself earlier, I am reading the entire Bible, cover to cover, this year, in little snippets of three chapters¬†here, four …

In last week’s reading of the Hebrew scriptures…

It’s still a slog, and I’m in Deuteronomy, the Second Law Book, and things aren’t getting any happier as I trace the steps of the Israelites as they seek to follow Scary God into Canaan. (As a reminder, I, the fundamentalist with Mad Bible Skills, have started re-reading the Bible, from Gen. 1,¬†using a guide …