The amazing thing about Richard Nixon was the inner conflict he suffered with his
personal ethics. One of the most important virtues, he believed, was loyalty to the men
and women who successfully made him president. These men had toiled endlessly in the
trenches, doing whatever had to be done to ensure victory for a man who had risen
through the political ranks. His loyalty, almost to the last man (but did not include the last
man, John Dean), was well known among his colleagues.
Yet, this same man created enemy lists of political foes and went out of his way to keep
Are you paying attention? Or are you paying attention to the wrong stuff? A voice that sounds a lot like Wisdom as we met her in Proverbs begs us to learn from past experience, so as not to spend money when we can get free stuff. The first generation liberated from Egypt died in the desert because they didn’t learn. And when the people pointed with oohs and ahhs towards current events, Jesus asked them to learn from the past to recognize that some things are not as significant as the eternal choices.
The government has finally woken up to the fact that the health of our children in this country is threatened by their food. For two generations, since World War II, food has become increasingly processed and the era of the fast food meal is well and truly with us.
Karen hates church. She feels it's a place where people are brainwashed. She thinks the people who go to church are weak, looking for a crutch in sermons that tell them how to behave. Karen clearly has an issue with established religion.