Archive for July 2008

Wrong numbers

Jul 31st, 2008 | By | Category: Personal Columns

“God looks after those who look after themselves”, my mother would say.

It made sense. There’s no record in the Bible of God getting up in the morning to find someone a job; no record of him balancing a budget; no record of him managing a home. When human being possess such faculties themselves, divine intervention seems superfluous.

My mother’s individualism is becoming rare. There is a shift from independence to dependence and if there is no-one available then someone must be to blame – the Government, the social services, …