by Jennifer Woodley
‘for Herod feared John, knowing that he was a righteous and holy man, and he protected him. When he heard John, he was greatly perplexed; and yet he liked to listen to him.’ Mark 6:20 (NRSV)
Though King Herod was intrigued by John the Baptist’s words and ‘he liked to listen to him’, the hearing made no difference to Herod.
Why do bad things happen to good people?
Why are bad/foolish people in power?
How do I make wise decisions?
What do I do when bad things happen to me, because of someone’s unwise (or evil) decision?
How can I live a good life?