Last month, Libby received a Christmas card from an older woman living in remote
Appalachia. The note again thanked Libby for all that she had done to help her. Libby
pulled out her photo album to look at the pictures she took last summer of Bertha and her
At the encouragement of others in the church, Libby signed up to go on a week mission
to Appalachia. She remembered meeting the woman that past summer when a group from
her church did a service project. At the time, she was unsure what she could do, she had
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.