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Tag: Poverty

First Snow

I’ve caught the Louisville winter disorder. Last year I looked around at everyone pretending that winter doesn’t come here and I thought they were nuts. But this year, this morning, the snow covering the ground took me by surprise. All those warm, sunny November days less than a week behind us, and here I am scraping snow off my car at 7:30 in the morning so I can get my daily shopping done before Josh needs to leave for work, trying to keep the snow from landing on my wrist… Read more First Snow

Expensive Worship

Mark 14 (NASB) 3 While He was in Bethany at the home of Simon the leper, and reclining at the table, there came a woman with an alabaster vial of very costly perfume of pure nard; and she broke the vial and poured it over His head.  4 But some were indignantly remarking to one another, “Why has this perfume been wasted?  5 “For this perfume might have been sold for over three hundred denarii, and the money given to the poor.” And they were scolding her.  6 But Jesus… Read more Expensive Worship