As is often the case at the start of time periods, I was reflecting on some Biblical verses earlier this morning.

I was thinking about how The Message translates the passage about ‘the sin against the Holy Spirit’. It gets to the main point that Jesus is making: that those who deny the power of the Spirit are, in the context of Jesus’s message, sawing off the tree-branch on which they sit and, thus, set themselves up for a seriously great fall.

Then, I thought about that sort of wicked stupidity in some more earthly contexts as well. The application…