Judith did not like the limelight. She worked hard, put herself fully into every project or
recreation she did, but she never went out of her way to be noticed. But she did get
noticed. When teachers needed a reliable student to help them, Judith was always
requested. When the town needed someone to organize the youth dances at the youth
center, Judith was approached. Judith was asked to be the pianist for the school choir, to
organize the student food drive, and was class valedictorian.
Whenever Judith was approached, the first comment out of her mouth was, "I am the last
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.