Not that it was an especially boring day but sometimes speculative thoughts drifting in the ether leak into our minds.
On this particular day it occurred to “him” (whoever “he” was) to wonder: “What if contrary to popular dogma, God resides in the netherworld rather than in Heaven, cleverly hiding from our incessant nagging?”
Not a particularly positive perspective on God or on us, that was a given.
Of course, he thought, “that assumes that there IS a god, an assumption he’d not made, at least not during the past several decades.
© Guillermo Calvo Mahé; Manizales, 2017; all rights reserved. Please feel free to share with appropriate attribution.
Guillermo Calvo Mahé (a sometime poet) is a writer, political commentator and academic currently residing in the Republic of Colombia although he has primarily lived in the United States of America (of which he is a citizen). Until recently he chaired the political science, government and international relations programs at the Universidad Autónoma de Manizales. He has academic degrees in political science (the Citadel), law (St. John’s University), international legal studies (New York University) and translation studies (the University of Florida’s Center for Latin American Studies). He can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and much of his writing is available through his blog at http://www.guillermocalvo.com.