Jack tells the story of his limp in this way: I suppose if we knew the outcome of our
actions before we undertook them, we would act differently. But that would be a mistake.
I knew it was risky to attempt the black diamond slopes when I had only just learned to
ski. But I was 21, full of confidence, short on common sense. Besides, my buddies dared
me. So down I went, over moguls rather than around them. I was soon out of control, and
before you could yell, "Watch out," my skis caught the snow and I plowed right into a
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.