Daily Archives: 20 September, 2013

Sunday 22nd September – 25C

LUKE 16:1-13
The shrewd manager
made safe his future by means
unconventional.

Misconduct was alleged
and the rogue manager,
unmasked,
perhaps deferred a present gain
by creative accounting
to sometime hence
and, most likely,
with interest accrued.

The Teacher’s parable
reflected his own position:
a rogue agent,
seemingly unauthorised,
dispensing forgiveness
and commending the shrewd.
        © Jeff Shrowder, 2013.
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