COVID-19 and Manna from Congress

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I am not a theist or even a deist, but I often look to the Bible for lessons that have passed the test of time. Here and now, I find the story of manna in the desert most compelling and relevant. (I like the KJV’s poetry, but the linked NIV rendition is more accessible.)

For the millions of Americans made unable to work by the COVID-19 pandemic, the time between arrival of the virus and distribution of an…




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