Can you spell Poetic Justice?

We may never know what this little guy did to deserve a knock out blow with a ham shank, but we do know it came swiftly and unexpectedly.

Holy Smoke is a Blog preparing the reader for a fascinating crime story ! I will introduce the cast of characters in this historic "Who Dun It" by, then as Isaiah's words begin to unfold in the complimentary book "Reading Isiah's Mind" we'll come to know the who, what, where, when and how of what can easily be titled "The Greatest Crime Story Ever Told."

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Navin R. Johnson

About the Author

Unlike “Navin R. Johnson”, Steve Martin’s moronic characterization in the 1979 comedy film “The Jerk” , I was not born a “poor black child”. I arrived in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on the 18th of October in 1946 - the firstborn of European immigrant offspring. My father’s parents were Irish and my mother’s parents were Sicilian. Although I was born in New England and could characterize myself as “a Yankee”, the Lion’s share of my cultural identity rests in background of the people who had a hand in raising me. What I know about the warmth and affection among extended family members, I learned from my mother’s Sicilian people. My incisive wit is… brought to you by the makers of …my father’s Irish people.

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Thirty verses 1 – 16**

Woe To The Stubborn Descendants Of Salt Lake’s Pioneer Priesthood Leaders 1. Jehovah declares, “Woe” (disaster; sorrow; affliction)  to the stubborn (doggedly-determined)  descendants  (scions; offspring; successors)  of Salt Lake’s  Pioneer Priesthood Leaders regarding a phony covenant (treaty; commitment; strategy; procedure; scheme) initiated by Salt Lake headquarters.   Today’s “Latter-day-Salt Lake Priesthood-Authorities” are doggedly-determined to enforce (compel observance to) what amounts to an imitation (copy; counterfeit; […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Twenty-Nine verses 13 – 24**

13. The Lord declares, “Because Salt Lake’s people draw-near (approach;unite with) me by using (utilizing; working) the mouths (prophets; words; sermons; braggadocio; religious-talk) of men and Salt Lake’s people honor (regard with great respect) Me (Jehovah) only thru their lips (‘hooks”; gimmicks designed to catch people’s attention), but their hearts (modes of thinking and acting; affections; loves; seats of will and purpose) are altogether remote (removed; turned-away; far-off; receding) from my instruction  (authorship; cause; principle-aim; movement) and their worship (feelings or expressions of reverence and […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Twenty-Nine verses 1- 12**

1.  Woe to Ariel * (“Salt Lake’s self-appointed “Gatherers-of-El”).  Mormon Priesthood Leaders (Brigham Young and others) settled the Salt Lake Valley as a means to add revolution (revolt; rebellion) to their habitual-sin of disobedience (failure or refusal to obey rules and Jehovah’s authority).   Immediately after arriving in the Salt Lake Valley,  Mormon leaders began to unlawfully gather (corral; collect) Israelite (rank and file […]

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