PLEASE DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS – Marilyn Armstrong

FOWC with Fandango — Neighbor You shall not covet your neighbor's house. You shall not covet your neighbor's wife, or his male or female servant, his ox or ass, or anything that belongs to your neighbor. — Exodus 20:17 This is the last of the ten biggies, at least as we currently view them. The lack … Continue reading PLEASE DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS – Marilyn Armstrong

GARRY ARMSTRONG REVIEWS “THE TEN COMMANDMENTS”

We did our annual viewing of "The Ten Commandments" last night. It's an annual rite of Spring and Easter Eve here. We watched on our hinky DVD. The discs and the player are so hinky and old that we had glitches in the climactic scenes as Moses, Moses and the freed slaves begin their bigly … Continue reading GARRY ARMSTRONG REVIEWS “THE TEN COMMANDMENTS”

COVET NOT YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

So there we were in the car driving home. I was mentally shuffling the heap of miscellaneous stuff that passes for my brain and trying to remember all ten of the commandments.   Why? Because I thought I should know them. They are supposedly the basis of all moral law, right? Why don't I know them? Why aren't they … Continue reading COVET NOT YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

MOSES, MEL, AND ME

Before I put a finger on the keyboard, I admit this is probably heresy, at least to some people. On this day of days, one simply doesn't make fun of religious movies. But I do. Last night, Marilyn and I had our traditional viewing of "The Ten Commandments." Cecil B was, again, going for life-altering moments. But really, … Continue reading MOSES, MEL, AND ME

JEALOUSY: GOOD FOR GOD, BAD FOR NEIGHBORS

We were in the car driving home and I was trying to remember all ten of the commandments. No special reason. I just thought I should know them, what with all the fuss about them all over our landscape. In theory at least, they are the basis of law. So how come I don't know them off the top of my … Continue reading JEALOUSY: GOOD FOR GOD, BAD FOR NEIGHBORS

DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS

So there we were in the car driving home on a lovely spring day . I was mentally shuffling that the heap of miscellaneous stuff that passed for my brain, trying to remember all ten of the commandments. Why? Because I thought I should know them. They are supposedly the basis of all moral law, right? Why don't I know them? … Continue reading DON’T COVET YOUR NEIGHBOR’S ASS