Editor’s note: Amos is a church mouse who types by hurling himself at the keys, but he can’t use the capital shift keys and he shuns punctuation marks — except dashes and hyphens.  the roaming ant riddler last week boss we had a celebrity of sorts visit the fair environs of our bugtussle community i don t know if you ve ever heard of roving red the ant riddler  he may not have much of a following in people society but he s quite the hero to us bible-thumping folks in the church pew underworld his reputation preceded him boss we all expected him to be such a saintly mighty ant of god roving red is without a doubt the smartest bible riddle ant in the world riddle me anything about the old or new testament roving red boasted proudly there s not a bible riddle i can t handle so we set up a bible riddlers panel comprised of the most knowledgeable bible teachers in our church pew community as roving red headed to the panel platform little freddy flea hopped happily up to him for his autograph after all roving red was his bible hero out of my way kid says red somewhat surly can t you see i m in a hurry poor little freddy was hurt to the core but he perked himself up and tried once more i told you to go away kid says red go play in traffic or jump off a garbage can lid so freddy trundled away as the panelists started  riddling red at bay at what time of day was adam created asked ollie the owl that s easy says red he was created a little before eve the church pew crowd hooted its approval while red bowed and waved his hand as an act of removal how about this says sammy salamander god made a bow that no one can tie - what is it it s a rainbow says red with a hiss surely you guys can do better than this boss the panelists and the crowd as well began to tire of roving red s arrogance in spite of his apparent intelligence then came the riddles one right after the other but red answered them with hardly a bother where does exodus come before genesis asked felix the fly in the dictionary came the reply why couldn t jonah trust the ocean because he knew there was something fishy about it and on it went - nobody could stump the great bible riddler but boss when red left he left in a rush to his next town stepping on smaller animals and stinging his way through the bigger ones - let me tell ya boss he was a big pain for a little guy it just goes to show you boss like the apostle paul wrote in first corinthians thirteen you can know all riddles and have all kinds of bible knowledge but it s all wasted if you don t have love for one another - that s what we all really need                                  amos