The Circle (Paperback)
"Michal, daughter of Saul, looked out of the window and saw King David leaping and dancing before the Lord, and she despised him in her heart" (2 Samuel 6:16).
"Despised my husband? Maybe I did, but who doesn't? I mean, people do and say stupid things every day. If I despised him, it was in the moment, not forever. It's just that his response was forever or almost. Why do scribes consistently record one's most ill-chosen words for posterity?"
Does Michal's complaint sound familiar in a twenty-first-century setting? Is somebody always listening, making note of our most poorly thought-out comments to be used at a later date? Let the one who has never said anything stupid cast the first stone After all, the circle is round.