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 Two verses 1-22***👍

The Mountain of the Lord 1. This is what Isaiah, the son (lawful heir; beneficiary; recipient; inheritor) of Amotz (strength and courage), saw in a divinely inspired vision (oracle; prophecy; prediction) that focused on Judah (Praise and Thanksgiving unto Yhwh) and Jerusalem (The Schoolmaster of Peace and Salvation).  . . . . 2. During “the last days” (our generation) the mountain […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Fifty-Three verses 1-12***👍

Who’ll Believe Us? 1. Who has confidence in the truth and reliability of Israel’s Message (annunciation; declaration; proclamation; announcement;  formal public statement) and who believes the arm (people; children; seed; descendants) of Jehovah,  unto whom that message is revealed?  . . 2. For Jehovah’s servant was raise-up (developed; adapted; ready; willing; able; prepared) to be tamed (bent to another’s will; subdued) like a tender-plant (“twig”; […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Thirty Two verses 1 – 20***👍

The Kingdom Of Righteousness 1. Behold (see and observe something remarkable and impressive)…… an Israelite Princess (Lady; head of a sovereign state, who has inherited the position by right of birth) will reign (sit on the throne) over Israel’s people in righteous (what is right). Indeed (in fact)  high-priestesses (female-executives) will rule (govern; have dominion over) men with justice (fair-treatment; due-process; “a square-deal”). . […]

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