No, it’s not 666.
It’s 13. Thousand, to be exact.
Thanks to lots of people, I’ve passed the 13,000 visits mark. I’m not sure if that’s a good thing, but I like that number.
Speaking of numbers, my opinion that religion has become just another big business is reinforced here. Apparently the use of credit cards to tithe poses theological conundrums, though most churches seem to have reconciled the conflicts, with new services such as ParishPay and Vanco Services stepping into the breach.
Maybe I’m old-fashioned, but having grown up and attended a “pass the basket” collection type church, I’d find it somewhat incongruous to have to use an electronic swipe pad at the end of every pew.
Meanwhile, in other numbers related news, personal bankruptcies are on the rise again, after a precipitous drop when the new Bankruptcy Law went into effect in October of 2005.