SERMON: Metaphors Are Tricky

“How do you feel when I say:
– a wolf in sheep’s clothing?
– the black sheep of the family?
– Mary had a little lamb?
– a lamb to the slaughter?
Each of these images bringes about a slightly different emotion. That is why metaphors are tricky; they are colored by the perceptions (and misperceptions) that we bring to them.” Read More