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    Another School Shooting—Ignoring the Obvious


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    Another School Shooting ~ Ignoring the Obvious
    By Ron Gallagher

    In spite of my lack of artistic talent, I do admire people who are gifted that way and usually enjoy seeing their work on display. There are exceptions, though. I don’t like those goofy looking pictures with wild, swirly shapes and weird colors, and maybe a random eyeball or two thrown in here or there. Some kinds of artistic expression are so bizarre that they kick in an involuntary gag reflex. You know, like when you accidentally stick your toothbrush down your throat – or you happen to see a dog that was just licking you in the face who’s now enjoying a bite of something he already ate yesterday.

    Artistic Fascination ~

    In any case, I recall spending a couple of hours one day watching a potter at work and found the experience thoroughly fascinating. I visited the establishment because I had been reading the Jeremiah 18:1-10 passage where God sent Jeremiah down to the potter’s house to observe him at work, and I thought it might be intriguing to do that myself. It wasn’t like I was on some special, prophetic mission from Go