39He also told them a parable: "Can a blind person guide a
blind person? Will not both fall into a pit? 40A disciple is
not above the teacher, but everyone who is fully qualified will
be like the teacher. 41Why do you see the speck in your
neighbor's eye, but do not notice the log in your own eye? 42Or
how can you say to your neighbor, 'Friend, let me take out the
speck in your eye,' when you yourself do not see the log in your
own eye? You hypocrite, first take the log out of your own eye,
and then you will see clearly to take the speck out of your
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 2, 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.