Tags archives: lifestyle

  • 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]
  • Judges 13:1-7 1Again the Israelites did evil in the eyes of the Lord, so the Lord delivered them into the hands of the Philistines for forty years. 2A certain man of Zorah, named Manoah, from the clan of the Danites, had a wife who was childless, unable to give birth. 3The angel of the Lord appe... [read more]
  • Ecclesiastes 3:13 That each of them may eat and drink, and find satisfaction in all their toil— this is the gift of God.  Kyrie Ann Neves’ chicken eggs come in pastel shades of blue, green, pink and yellow: all without the help of food coloring. Neves and her mother have been operating a farm f... [read more]