UPDATE: Just another day (or so) on the competition. My brother’s is pretty good and Aaron is very clever, but I am liking Brooke’s the best so far. What is your caption?
And we have a winner! Brooke I am not sure what I have to offer (do you like Phil Keaggy?) but I am sure we can work something out.
Last week’s was so successful let’s try it again! I can’t promise a prize this time, but you never know!
(Original from Six Chix Comics.)
10 thoughts on “Comic Caption Contest: God’s Wife”
Yeah, yeah, so you work hard all week. You would think you could help me around the house just ONE day a week! Is that too much to ask? Just ONE day?
“I’d be more sympathetic if anything he did in those six days had required him to get up off the damned sofa in the first place. I wonder if Marduk is seeing anyone…”
So far I have to say Brooke’s makes me laugh the most. (Aaron, you just make us work harder!)
“עורה למה תישן אדני הקיצה”
Well, I definitely see the picture as a profound symbol of exile. The woman clothed in purple (God’s wife) is Israel, of course. God appears to be sleeping, which represents his seeming unwillingness to answer our prayers, which are represented by the speech bubble. The distance of the clouds from earth represents the departure of the Shekinah, and the blackness of the sky represents the spiritual darkness. The inversion of the continents with the seas reflects the the confusion that has overtaken the world.
Aaron – I see that, I really do. The couch itself is the haMakom, the Temple, the Footstool of God that has been removed from Jerusalem. The quilt which covers him blocks all prayers and entreaties. Lam. 3:8. It is all there, it really is, isn’t it?
Well sure, it was good for Him.
You know, for a guy who creates worlds without end, you’d think he could create a heavenly home that is self-cleaning.
Well, well, well, talk about practicing what you preach – it’s not even Sunday!