They all were looking for a king
To slay their foes and lift them high
There camst this little baby thing That made a woman cry.
All the way through the gospels, people were asking Jesus for a sign. As the Lord refused
the devil at his temptations in the wilderness, again and again he refused to give the
people what they wanted. Little did they know that before their very eyes was the sign
incarnated. The word had become flesh. The word dwelt among them. Like the old song
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.