Making wine the traditional way is a painstaking task. A quick overview is as follows:
The quality of the grape is all-important, and that quality is affected by the weather
during the growing season, how the vines are pruned, soil quality, and the timing of the
The harvested grapes are crushed, sometimes by trampling on them with feet, other times
with a press. Red wine is processed with the skins, white wine without the skins. With
rosé wines, the skins are left on only until the wine takes on the desired color.
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.