Two by two, children and mothers, guards welcoming, in the beginning, at the end different, no luggage, it’s a shower mother, as lady enquires, children fraught, hungry as well, food afterwards, so they understand, shuffle along, smoke billows out, doors close behind, fifteen minutes, it’s all over, corpse on corpse, suffering over. The story of Auschwitz, in case you forget, but there is hope, even in the worst situations, assuming you believe in God, assuming you believe in Old Rome, Babylon and Egypt, the Twin Towers, Battle of the Somme, Genocide in Rwanda, The Many Millions murdered in wars, the slave workers, the imprisoned sex workers, the unjustly imprisoned, there is hope, hard to believe it, in all these situations, there is real hope, two jet planes land on water, no injuries, there is hope.
Eternity is that, all time forever, it’s God’s promise. Much suffering is outlined above, for some it was years, others a day, others a moment, some a lifetime, not ignoring their inner pain, the tragedy of it all, the repetitive nature of human life, we have repeated the above, and done probably worse, in the last ten years, whether we want reminding, as they say in the business world, we have consolidated our position, made our position more secure, strengthened our hold, on whatever it is we hold dear, fear maybe and control?.
I have the image of the Man in the Sky, it’s time to have a good long gaze at it, not from a religious perspective, we all support political parties, but the perspective of love on Earth, amen. You call fill in the blanks later. I have a set of five.Joe