Nearly every time I play racquetball, one of my opponents catches me on the backside
with a ball. I've been hit on the head, my legs, and just about everywhere in between. It's
usually my fault. The player in front is supposed to allow a lane for his/her opponent to
hit through. If you don't get out of the way, a rubber ball rocketing up to 100+ miles per
hour smacks you. Though they smart some, I'm usually proud of those stinging bruises.
They make me feel macho.
I can't imagine the pain from having a large rock hit me, however, followed by 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.