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 65 verses 13 – 25

13. Therefore, thus saith the Sovereign (supreme; ultimate- power) Lord, “Behold (observe something really bizarre), the servants (followers; helpers; initiators; supporters) of Israel’s overthrow (removal from power; defeat; downfall; fall) always look like they are enjoying (taking pleasure in; “digging”) themselves,  while all of you (Israel’s people) are justifying (looking the other way so as not to see; excusing; empowering; […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter 65 verses 12 – 25

13.  Therefore, Thus saith the Sovereign Lord, behold (observe something very bizarre) the servants (workers; initiators; supporters) of Israel’s overthrow (defeat; collapse; destruction) are enjoying it (having a good-time with it; are “digging-it”; getting down with it) while all of you (Israel’s people) permit (endorse; excuse; explain away; rationalize; reason-away; justify) the hunger (empty-stomachs; empty-lives) of Israel’s people. Behold (observe something very strange). Those who serve (implement; further; help-in; hasten; support) Israel’s overthrow (defeat; downfall; collapse) drink (intoxicate themselves by ) the spirit […]

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Reading Isaiah’s Mind Chapter 65 verses 1 – 12

1.  This current (contemporary) generation asks-for (wants; begs for; desires) Jehovah’s authority with regard to  its need-for (lack-of) wisdom (sagacity; common-sense) to ask (dig; pray; petition) for it by themselves. Salt Lake’s priesthood leaders have obtained authority to  negate (oppose; reverse; invalidate; nullify) “good” by gaining possession of my blood, which conveys (transmits; carries) my royal (sovereign; kingly) birthright (DNA; gene-pool; […]

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