I hope the Good Lord knows something about football and the intricacies of the Canadian Football League, because Alouettes owner Bob Wetenhall suggested that He will have some input on the choice of the next commissioner of the league.
That seems fitting, because it will take a miracle worker to fill the position that Hamilton Tiger-Cats owner Bob Young described as "saving us from ourselves."
The present commissioner, Tom Wright, proved to be mortal in his four-year reign.
Earlier this week, he announced he was stepping down at the end of the year and neither Wetenhall nor Young shed any tears as they met the media at halftime of last night's Alouettes-Ticats game.
"I'm happy that he decided to step down when he realized that he had no support," Wetenhall said.
But as Wetenhall and Young offered their visions of the CFL, I wondered whether anyone could fill the position being vacated by Wright.
When asked about a salary cap - something Wright finally convinced the owners to take seriously this year - Wetenhall said the goal wasn't financial stability as much as a system that allowed every team to have a shot at winning the Grey Cup.
Bite your tongue, Bob. The Als have enjoyed great support during this century because they are winners. Wetenhall should check with the Good Lord on what happens to Montreal teams that don't win.
The big problem in selecting a commissioner - the last great one was Jake Gaudaur - is that there are differences among the owners. For example, while Wetenhall and Young seem to be on the same pages in terms of wanting better TV exposure in the U.S., better corporate support and the need for expansion, they have a difference of opinion on where the league should expand.
Wetenhall and Young would like to see another team in Ottawa and expansion to Quebec City and/or the Maritimes "if there are facilities in place."
But Wetenhall also foresees expansion to the "northern tier of the United States," while Young sees no value in exploiting the traditional rivalry between Hamilton and Buffalo.
It might take the Good Lord to provide some guidance for the CFL. Then again, it seems He provided the 10 Commandments and many people didn't take His advice on those.
Entertainment has its price: It's a good thing that a) the Alouettes offer entertaining football and b) it's tough to beat the early evening view of downtown Montreal from the north stands of Percival Molson Stadium.
I throw that out there because I'm not one of those folks who rhapsodize about the joys of a downtown stadium.
I was happy to hear that the Impact has, as I reported last month, abandoned its plans to build a new stadium in the Technoparc in favour of a site in the Olympic Park.
The Molson Stadium site is good for the Alouettes because it's cozy and the limited seating forces fans to buy the tickets well in advance. That has helped the team rack up 64 consecutive sellouts since U2 forced them out of the cavernous Big Owe.
But downtown or not, it's not a convenient location and construction on the Pine-Park interchange hasn't made life easier.
Living in the Eastern Townships, I regret the fact that I don't spend more time at the Jazz Festival, Just for Laughs, les Francofolies or les Nuits d'Afrique. But as I climbed over construction barriers and waded through streets waiting for fresh asphalt, I also thanked the special adviser to the CFL Commissioner Search Committee, aka the Good Lord, that I also miss the annual Festival du Travaux.