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-Three verses 13 – 24**

13. Hear ye (pay attention)  all of you who are unaware (ignorant of; oblivious of; uninformed about;  unfamiliar with) what I (Jehovah)  am doing. Those of you who know (are acquainted; are familiar)  with my power, must acknowledge (admit; testify-of ;bear-witness of) it. . . . . . . . 14. Those who bear guilt for transgressions (grievous-offenses; unrepentant-sins; failure to […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Thirty-Three verses 1 – 12**

Vexation for Villains vs. Help for Heroes/Heroines 1. Woe (reversal of fortune; trials and tribulations; problems; difficulties; trouble) to Salt Lake’s destroyers (agents employed in getting rid of Israel’s first-born heirs) and you who’ve escaped destruction and men who defraud (double-cross; embezzle; cheat; swindle) Israelites, but are never defrauded by them. Once Israelites repossess (retrieve; retake; regain; recover; recoup)  their own authority, Salt […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter Thirty Two verses 11 – 20**

11. Be afraid (….be very, very afraid that something really bad is going to happen to you  because its obvious that you’re pecs are totally “out-popped”)….…you spineless (cowardly; gutless; pusillanimous) embodiments of Mormon manhood. You’re living-at-ease (enjoying a comfortable life, without problems or worries) while  directing Israel’s people to swallow (believe without much thought; buy; fall-for) the ridiculous assumption   (notion, that is accepted, without […]

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