Reaching out is a risk that comes with a big potential reward.
There is almost always a deeper, inner insecurity that is causing the jealousy.
It can be difficult when we find ourselves with a different point of view from that of the larger group.
An important part of being content is to stop comparing ourselves to others.
When we build order into our lives, we begin to manage the seemingly overwhelming tasks.
We must remember that respect for the living creatures in this world is also an important value.
This week's text connects food to the idea of holiness, which leads us to ask: What is holy about food?
While we might not break into boils when we gossip or spread rumors, it certainly can make us ugly on the inside.
Just as our words can bring joy they can also bring pain
It can often be difficult to truly hear what others are saying to us.