Schadenfreude: "enjoyment obtained from the troubles of others." Sometimes God wants to kick your enemies in the face on your behalf.
"The Church universal does not feel one way about abortion or legal proceedings within the United States. Individual denominations, and individual people within those denominations, will make up their own minds in regards to these things. And miraculously, divinely, they remain within the Love of Christ."
"Well yeah, we COULD be drunk, and I'm not saying that I haven't had a few already, but damn, it's 9am: we've got $h!t to do today. We don't get drunk this early, but come shabbos all bets are off. But seriously though, this is the work of the LORD. If you read in the prophet Joel ..."
"When I read this card I hear a guideline and see a lens through which to evaluate what I’m doing with my life, in a broad, whole picture view, or within a given, specific situation. It helps me make better decisions, informed by my choice to adhere to Jesus’ teachings to the best of my ability. I don’t do this out of a fear of Hell or destruction, but out of love for life – others’ as well as my own.
"These two wives are held up sort of in opposition. The bits of Proverbs from which they come are not back-to-back, but they’re part of an ongoing comparison between desirable qualities and undesirable. Sometimes these qualities are literally about a wife, sometimes they’re about the inner life of the man being addressed. In both cases, they present two women: Woman Wisdom and Woman Folly, the good wife and the bad wife."