One day it became obvious that I needed to tell my two daughters, Soon Ah and Rebekah, this story -- it's a story about Lulla Belle. "Lulla Belle is rich, sassy, and selfish. She prances around like a princess in her southern mansion. Lulla Belle, blond and beautiful, lets everybody know it. The boys think she is a fox. Lulla Belle expects her servants to clean her room, wait on her, feed her pizza and cream puffs, take her to the mall, and to the movies whenever she pleases. Lulla Belle is a sweet talker. She manipulates her friends.
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.