Tags archives: lifestyle

  • Ecclesiastes 5:7 7Much dreaming and many words are meaningless. Therefore fear God.                 Once upon a time there was a little girl who wished upon stars. She spent most of her days wishing and dreaming and hoping for things that would make her life a little less ordinary. The more she ... [read more]
  • Genesis 31:43-55 43Laban answered Jacob, “The women are my daughters, the children are my children, and the flocks are my flocks. All you see is mine. Yet what can I do today about these daughters of mine, or about the children they have borne? 44Come now, let’s make a covenant, you and I, and let ... [read more]
  • Judges 16:1-5 1One day Samson went to Gaza, where he saw a prostitute. He went in to spend the night with her. 2The people of Gaza were told, “Samson is here!” So they surrounded the place and lay in wait for him all night at the city gate. They made no move during the night, saying, “At dawn we’ll... [read more]
  • Judges 15:1-8 1Later on, at the time of wheat harvest, Samson took a young goat and went to visit his wife. He said, “I’m going to my wife’s room.” But her father would not let him go in. 2“I was so sure you hated her,” he said, “that I gave her to your companion. Isn’t her younger sister more attr... [read more]
  • Genesis 31:1-13 1Jacob heard that Laban’s sons were saying, “Jacob has taken everything our father owned and has gained all this wealth from what belonged to our father.” 2And Jacob noticed that Laban’s attitude toward him was not what it had been. 3Then the Lord said to Jacob, “Go back to the land... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:20 20All go to the same place; all come from dust, and to dust all return.   Supposedly happy moments had turned tragic when a limousine failed to stop at an intersection of Routes 30 and 30A in upstate New York. All 20 people in the limo died. “Probably, the limousine was trave... [read more]
  • Judges 14:8-14 8Some time later, when he went back to marry her, he turned aside to look at the lion’s carcass, and in it he saw a swarm of bees and some honey. 9He scooped out the honey with his hands and ate as he went along. When he rejoined his parents, he gave them some, and they too ate it. B... [read more]
  • Judges 13:17-25 17Then Manoah inquired of the angel of the Lord, “What is your name, so that we may honor you when your word comes true?” 18He replied, “Why do you ask my name? It is beyond understanding.” 19Then Manoah took a young goat, together with the grain offering, and sacrificed it on a ... [read more]