Unconventional man; unconventional methods


This morning I awoke with a startling vision in my head.  I am sharing this as a personal insight, not as a theological revelation.

Remember in the Old Testament story of Samson, when Samson put his hands on the philistine temple columns, and asked God to ‘one more time’ let him have vengeance on his enemies?  We know that the philistines were an enemy people but we also know that the gods of the philistines were the inspiration to the temple. ..

Samson not only did this as his final act, but he also was very unconventional.  He is known as a Judge of Israel, and he is known for doing the unconventional.   You can look it up in the book of Judges chapter 15, but in a nutshell, he took some foxes and tied their tails together (two by two) and  put a ‘firebrand’  between their tails, set the firebrands alight and set them free in a field.  The foxes were frightened, and ran through the crop, burning down the business.   Now, today, the PETA people would be up in arms.  I am NOT suggesting that Samson did a humane thing.  I am suggesting that he accomplished results.

Another time, he took the jaw bone of an ass and used it as an offensive weapon.    The Philistines were come out against the Jewish people, and the people were moaning to Samson to do something.  He took what was to hand, a jawbone, and he slew 1000 of the enemy camp.    Very unconventional, yet very powerful.  jawbone2

In a similar way today the architecture of Washington DC is symbolic of our political culture.   In my waking moments, I saw Mr. D. J. Trump in a Samsonesque  pose, with his hands on the columns of the political establishment, encompassing both sides of the aisle.

Could it be that Mr. Trump, (regardless of his negatives) is ‘for such a time as this?    Let’s look at two Biblical historical patterns:

  1. Samson was a womanizer (as some claim Trump is), yet, God used him to destroy corruption. I think it might be interesting to note that both Samson and Trump have had ‘hair issues’;
  2. Esther was an outsider, yet she delivered her people from annihilation. She was thrust into a political system that she was not a part of.  She was of the wrong race, the wrong gender to have any merit in that atmosphere, but God…

 

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Aerial view of buildings in a city, Washington DC, USA

None of us really know any of these candidates.  All we know is what the media shows us.  It is very immature and small minded  for any of us to put ourselves in any ‘’never” camp.   That being said, I do think that we can all agree that our political “good ole boy” network needs a shakeup.  If anything, the past four years (and maybe beyond) have shown us that the people in Washington on both sides of the aisle cannot work together and cannot get things accomplished.

God is amazing.  This is not the first time that He has used the ‘jawbone of an ass’ to accomplish His purposes.  Maybe (with apologies to Mr Trump) He is getting ready to do so again.

 

Until next time,

 

Dr. Polly

 

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About Polly Heil-Mealey, ND, P.Sc., HHP, M.Ed., C.C.I.

Dr. Polly Heil-Mealey is the Past-President of the International Iridology Practitioners Association (IIPA), as well as an IIPA Certified Iridologist with a Master’s Degree in Education, and a Naturopathic degree. She has been involved in education and Biblical health care since 1994. Dr. Polly has been active in both television and radio, presenting community service programs covering various topics. An international traveler, she gives seminars on alternative health practices, incorporating iridology and Biblical nutritional counseling. Dr. Polly now uses her expert ability to communicate vital and useful information to help her clients build or restore their health. One of Dr. Polly’s greatest passions is to see her clients restore their health through natural therapies. Every success story confirms the need for education in holistic practices. Dr. Polly brings a high level of dedication and commitment to her clientele. She has touched the lives of many with her concern and selfless devotion. The verse “My people perish for lack of knowledge,” is a scripture that touches every level of society. As clients learn and understand holistic protocols, they are able to improve their health drastically by incorporating diet and lifestyle changes. Dr. Polly is married to Stephen Hale, and together they have eight children. Both are very active in their church and serve on various boards in their community. Dr. Polly is also the director of Women’s Ministries of her church. Dr. Polly and Stephen reside in Humble, Texas.
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