[size=140]Spiritualizing “Little Bo Peep”[/size]
“Bo” is an exclamation designed to startle or frighten. In this case, though just a little one, it has caused your friend to hide, and peep around the corner. You have startled him by shouting, “Bo!” and have become very bold, having lost your sheepishness.
You no longer know where to find your former humble feelings. Now you want only to scare people and to dominate them.
Yes, just leave your former sheepish feelings alone. They’ll come home to somebody else. You have no more need of them!
The people who now have sheepish feelings you once had, are so wimpish, they resemble dogs that wag their tails at you, hoping to ingratiate themselves with you. (End of “Little Bo Peep” exegesis).
I trust you will never again read “Little Bo Peep” in the former literal, wooden way!
At Martin Zender’s website, Melvin, Mayhem, and Marvel readily spiritualize scripture so as to explain away its meaning:
I’m sure you will have some thoughts about this.Spiritualizing Scripture, the Crime](http://www.martinzender.com/Zenderature/spiritualizing_scripture.htm)