Friday, December 24, 2004

The Pool of Healing

And as Jesus passed by, He saw a man which was blind from his birth. . . .

. . . .He spat on the ground, and made clay of the spittle, and He annointed the eyes of the blind man with the clay,

And said unto him, "Go, wash in the pool of Siloam, (which is, by interpretation, Sent.) He went his way therefore, and washed, and came seeing.
-- John IX: 1; 6-7.

According to this morning's Press Telegram, archaeologists claim to have found the pool of Siloam. You can find it here, alas, without the pictures.

And From The Sublime To The, um, . . .

. . .well, yes, ridiculous. But I was a true-believer when I was five. And now Tom Hennessey reveals the lost secrets of Rudolph's past. He was almost "Rollo, the Red-Nosed Reindeer" for heaven's sake.

And in the event you need a coffee after that starting revelation, there is this.