I felt a little embarrassment for the Rev. Street talk in a Benediction? Guess we'll need to adjust. . .
Perhaps it was an effort to be inclusive. Dunno. He got a few laughs. Suppose lightness is ok, but it didn't seem the time or place to me.
"No ray of sunshine is ever lost, but the green which it awakes into existence needs time to sprout, and it is not always granted to the sower to see the harvest. All work that is worth anything is done in faith." - Albert Schweitzer
Ye Gods that poem was bad. When she was listing all these random people, someone darning a sock, someone waiting for a bus, someone picking his nose, I dunno, I heard a giggle rise up and for a second I thought she was going to be laughed at.
No, it's truth disguised as sarcasm. Conspiracy theories are made for people who are unable to consider the real complexity of the world, and especially its arbitrary content.
They have to find a reason when often there is none.
"A man who only drinks water has a secret to hide from his fellow-men" -Baudelaire