Midway through the semester, a group of college students decided that they wanted to go
to the local mall. Several said that they needed a break from their studies while others
claimed they needed specific items, a couple of the others just wanted to get out of the
dorm and go shopping.
The girls checked out the latest spring fashions and made some purchases. After an hour,
the group headed to the food court. Again, this would be a nice break from college food.
Each one went to a different food stand. The girls pulled two tables together so they
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.