Did you know that Saint Patrick was supposed to have used a shamrock to show people how God could exist as a trinity? I’m thinking that message got lost somewhere along the way.
Michael’s post is educational and witty. I highly suggest reading it. Hey, I liked it enough to repost it.
Hope you enjoy the article as much as I did.
Have a happy and safe St. Patrick’s Day!
I hate Saint Patrick’s Day. It’s a monument to ignorant conformity and violent stupidity. It was supposed to be a celebration of a legacy, a one-man campaign to lead others to God’s truth. But instead, it is an annual excuse to drink too much, to revel, and to pollute the Chicago River, or whatever other waterway you live by. When I was growing up, it was the bullies’ way to drag me, an unwilling participant, into a fight I didn’t care about. As I’ve aged, Saint Patrick’s Day Parades have become less and less about Saint Anyone, and more and more a celebration of the Great American Pagan.
I grew up in a school where most of the kids wore green, without a clue as to what it meant. And many of us were Protestant. If I wore green no one would pinch me, if I didn’t wear green everyone would pinch me, and some of…
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