Observations from the Word by The Barking Fox

Happy Mules

August 30, 2020

God has been revealing Himself for thousands of years. You might think we would all be on the same page by now, with the same understanding and interpretation of scripture. That's not what we see. There are thousands of unique expressions of faith in the Almighty from the Christian and Jewish sides of the family. Is there some clue in nature that might help us understand why?

Deuteronomy 22:10; Luke 5:36-39; 2 Corinthians 6:14-18

20 mule Borax team, Mojave, California Valley line, ca. 1880. Photograph shows teams of eighteen mules and two horses attached to large wagons in the desert; two pale horses, positioned closest to the wagon, wear coverings over faces. Albertype Co., Copyright Claimant (Library of Congress #2013647267).

Music: "Hoe Down - Rodeo," by Aaron Copland, performed by Phillip Ellis and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Copland: Fanfare for the Common Man, Billy the Kid, Appalachian Spring, Masterworks 2009.

Referenced article: Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, “Animal Welfare: Ki Tetzei (Deuteronomy 21:10-25:19),” Aish.com (https://www.aish.com/tp/i/sacks/559748591.html).