Monday, June 17, 2019

Foto Tunes

Tom the backroads traveller hosts this weekly meme.

May 2019 - Lourdes France

I really disliked the town of Lourdes. I'm glad we went but if I had any doubts of the sheer greed of organized religions, Lourdes only confirmed that for me.
May 10 - Lourdes to Bordeaux

You could buy your empty bottles in any style, from plastic to crystal, that you could then fill with "holy" water.

Click here to buy souvenirs online.

I normally just add a photo to match a song, but in this case I wanted to show what the songwriter had to say about the meaning of the song.

The video opens and closes with scenes of an American flag symbolically bookending a message about macro-level, faith-disguised motives while the lyrics hint at a need for compassion, understanding and love on the micro level of religious zeal as well. Alone in a room playing and singing along to the track, the grammy-nominated artist questions what God really has to do with most of what society and government have thrown him into. Rapper Lecrae joins the room briefly as he recites his verse with a matching introspective demeanor.

P J Morton - Religion


  1. Admittedly that would be discouraging to me too.

  2. ...I'm reminded of Matthew 19:24, "Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for someone who is rich to enter the kingdom of God." I get it, but too many don't. Thanks Jackie!


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