David was a confused young boy. He was caught in a web of family violence which he
didn't understand and couldn't explain. His father repeatedly told him he loved him. He
would tell David that he loved him while he brutally spanked him, saying that he was
only doing this for his own good. He would tell David he loved him, while he thrust him
into a dark closet and locked the door.
As David related his story to his therapist, he began to draw some conclusions. Dad
says he loves me, but his actions are anything but loving. David began to see the
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.