Riddle Me This!

Ezekiel 17:2

Son of man, propound a riddle, and speak an allegory to the house of Israel.

Q: Who has a voice, louder than all sound, and inaudible to us?
A: God.

Q: Who has ears, but does not hear?
A: Us.

Q: Why does God speak in riddles?
A: Because we don’t listen when He speaks plainly.

Mark Shea


Mark P. Shea is a popular Catholic writer and speaker. The author of numerous books, his most recent work is The Work of Mercy (Servant) and The Heart of Catholic Prayer (Our Sunday Visitor). Mark contributes numerous articles to many magazines, including his popular column “Connecting the Dots” for the National Catholic Register. Mark is known nationally for his one minute “Words of Encouragement” on Catholic radio. He also maintains the Catholic and Enjoying It blog and regularly blogs for National Catholic Register. He lives in Washington state with his wife, Janet, and their four sons.

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