Monday, May 4, 2015

Has the Whole World Gone Mad?

I fell asleep during the quarter finals of the Stanley Cup playoffs and woke up to the eleven o’clock news: thousands of refugees trying to cross the Mediterranean in ramshackle boats to escape the horrors of war torn Libya; western aid unable to reach earthquake victims in Nepal because of damaged landing strips; looting of idols and other articles from Buddhist temples in Nepal; Floyd Mayweather presented with a $100,000,000 cheque following the fight of the century; two Muslims armed with assault rifles shot dead after opening fire on Texas police during an exhibition of cartoon depictions of the prophet Mohammad; thousands protest as Ontario’s lesbian Premier rolls out her personal agenda in public schools to teach impressionable children and teenagers about same sex relationships and gender dysphoria.

Are we ever so close? “And you will be hearing of wars and rumours of wars; see that you are not frightened, for those things must take place, but that is not yet the end. For nation will rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom, and in various places there will be famines and earthquakes..."


  1. The increase of lawlessness and illegal practices spoken of in Matthew 24:12 has come to light in the world of sports: top ranking FIFA officials have been charged with corruption; Qatar ignores Human Rights in the construction of their new stadium for the 2022 World Cup; oil-rich Qatar funds the Barcelona Football Club who will likely win the UEFA Champions League title on June 6, 2015 with a squad of superstars including Messi, Neymar, and Suarez.

  2. dysphoria: discontentment; gender dysphoria: discontent with the gender assigned at birth

  3. Scriptural reference: Matthew 24:6-7