Several years ago on the Canadian prairies, farmers experienced an unusual problem with
the pronghorn antelope. Rain and snowfall had been particularly meager during this
period and as a result food supply for domestic and wild animals was minimal. Feed hay
was shipped in from other parts of the country to provide for the livestock, but the deer
and antelope had to find what they could.
The antelope hit on an endless supply of food. They would gather around old wooden
granaries, which still exist in many parts of the prairies, and somehow managed to knock
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.