27 Labour not for the meat which perisheth, but for that meat which endureth unto everlasting life, which the Son of man shall give unto you: for him hath God the Father sealed. John 6:27

Fema Camps, Newtown, Osama, and giants under the South Pole. Erdogan, 666, Jared Kushner, and Walmart. So many stories, so many clues, and yet one lie begets another. Nothing can be trusted of course, except for Alex Jones who spins a distorted web of poisonous lies.

I realize that some of all of this may well have some truth in it, but it’s a mixed array of a strange brew, and actually, much of it leads to division, hearsay, and confusion.

I choose rather to take the narrow way that leads through the mountains. I choose to eat the bread from above, the hidden manna that was given in the wilderness. It fed the Israelites, and it still will sustain us in the days ahead.

The eyes of the Savior are looking far and wide. They see the web of confusion and the distorted stories that are given. Some may be true, but most are only half-true. What will you swallow and what will you eat? One story begets yet another one. One tale is woven out of deceit, and yet one other, breaks it apart.

The ingredients are chopped-up and added to the soup one by one. Each piece and delicacy drops in, and is mixed. The concoction soon begins to boil, and then it clouds over. When will be ready? It’s a brew like none other, and stirred with tempestuous delights.

I choose not to eat it; no I’m not blind as some may think, but only discerning of what I would swallow. Eat what you would, and swallow those things that look tasty, but remember that the taste that will linger may cause rottenness to your bones.

Stephen Hanson