I wish I could think of a better title for this, as it was used in a similar offering on Facebook, but it’s honestly the best title for this concept. A (very) little research reveals that the phrase originated in WW2, when men were cleaning up remaining enemy pockets after a stronghold had been conquered. Going into a house or room meant his ammo was pointed ahead, but it left the soldier’s back unprotected.
Unless his comrade “had his back”.
But sometimes, the comrade isn’t there. Or is out of Continue reading “I’ve got your back”
I have no analogy today, but a story. So here goes: once upon a time…
…I read a little book, the first in a series entitled “Bible Guides”, which premiered in the early 1960’s. It was authored by biblical theologian William Barclay, who, at the time of this publishing, was Professor of New Testament at the University of Glasgow. This first little study book is entitled “The Making of the Bible”. Now all that might sound a bit stuffy, (unless you like that sort of thing, which I do), until you get to about page 67.
This is where Dr. Barclay starts talking about how the Continue reading “Blogging Blast #5: Once Upon a Time…(I do so love stories)”