Ralph shared with his Sunday school class how his sister and her husband lived and
worked for many years at a home for children. What struck Ralph was how his sister
lived, trusting in the generosity of others. They had no income but totally depended on
others. There were times when they had to ask for donations. And there were times when
Ralph financially helped them out. Ralph admitted that he could never have lived like
that. He admired his sister and her husband.
During their lives this couple touched the lives of hundreds of troubled children and
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.