A fly in the ointment

This week’s phrase is from Ecclesiastes 10:1:

Dead flies cause the ointment of the apothecary to send forth a stinking savour: so doth a little folly him that is in reputation for wisdom and honour.

An tiny imperfection which spoils the whole.

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One Response to A fly in the ointment

  1. David Legg says:

    Well, many happy returns for today, if my memory serves me correctly. I am celebrating it for you with a visit to the dentist, a church members’ meeting and some sermon preparation in Acts 8. I know which one I prefer.
    Happy birthday.
    😀

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