I had just left the TSB Bank Wallace Arts Centre, pondering the possible meaning of “Matthew 12/12” (see the day before yesterday), when down the road at the intersection of Hillsborough and Mt Albert Roads I was confronted by a new puzzle: “Psalm 127:1“.
This distinctive house is a shop peddling “Sassy Clothing for Curvy Girls“. Their “About Us” page says: “Founder Caroline Marr is The Carpenters Daughter, and continues to lead the Company as Creative Director. Caroline is committed to encouraging curvy girls to be the best they can be…welcome to her wardrobe…” They seem to be very successful and even participated in New Zealand Fashion Week. And Caroline Marr is in fact the daughter of a carpenter. Stores in Takapuna, Hamilton, Tauranga, Wellington and Christchurch.
Now for the solution of the puzzle: “Except the LORD build the house, they labour in vain that build it.”
There is another quote written on the wall: “We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” (Mother Theresa)