11836Re: Sophia and Religous sentiments
- Nov 8, 2006--- In email@example.com, "Steve Hale" <sardisian01@...>
> It was actually the oxen that were kicking against the slivers ofMy paternal grandfather was half English and half Native American and I
> wood from the sideboards of the oxcart that Saul used to carry his
> belongings along the road to Damascus that compelled Christ to ask
> Saul: "Why do you gird your oxen?" You see, oxen don't usually kick
> out unless they are vexed by such an unnecessary nuisance as a
> sideboard containing slivers. In other words, oxen know their
> function as burden-carriers; why the further reduction of freedom?
inherited some really colorful sayings from him. One of my favorites, I
think a colloquialism from New Jersey where he grew up is, "It all
depends on whose ox is being gored."
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