Did God Really Say The Word Goofball?

Did God really call that famous leader a goofball? If he did, no need to worry about God anymore — He is doing just fine, and we are all a lot better off than I really suspected. — Tukaram.

No, I am not trying to make a political statement. Tukuram was a 17th century poet/saint who could not have been talking about any of today’s world leaders. But his witty poem tells us a little bit about the nature of God.

God does have a sense of humor, and despite the constant drumbeat of the media, God does see people for who they are and “we are all a lot better off than” people tell us we are.

Maybe I should pray, “God, help me be able to recognize the goofballs of this world and help me retain my sense of humor, and in so doing I will be just fine.”

What do you think?

 

About the author

Webb Hubbell, former Associate Attorney General of the United States, is an author and lecturer. His novels, When Men Betray, Ginger Snaps, and A Game Of Inches, are published by Beaufort Books and are available online, in your local bookstore, or you can order autographed copies at webbhubbell.com. When Men Betray won one of the IndieFab awards for best novel in 2014. Ginger Snaps Won the IPPY Awards Gold Medal for best suspense/thriller.

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  1. Since you asked, Webb, I DO think our country’s leader is a goofball, or worse. However, I am comforted by a line in a Sufi prayer I say each night: “Send thy peace, o’ Lord, that I may endure all, tolerate all in the thought of thy grace and mercy.” I try to keep Mr. Trump’s choices and actions out of my serious thoughts. Helps keep stress lower. Tom

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