A PBS documentary on Queen Elizabeth highlighted one of the more poignant moments
during that dreadful year, 1992, when so much went wrong for the Queen and her family.
On November 20, a small fire broke out in the Queen's private chapel and spread quickly
to other parts of the castle. As the fire raged and smoke billowed from the castle, Queen
Elizabeth arrived by car to survey the damage. The Queen's face does not usually give
away her emotion, but on this sad occasion one could see the dismay and sadness. I
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.