Steve was attending a business meeting in New York City. Late one afternoon Steve decided to attend a vespers service at one of the churches. Throughout the service Steve noticed an elderly woman sitting several pews in front of him. When the time came to go to the altar to receive communion, an usher asked if he could help the woman to the altar. He was told that she was legally blind and would need assistance. Steve agreed and helped her to the altar. Together they ate the bread, drank the juice, and remembered the words of Jesus, “This is my body ...
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.