Sunday, October 10, 2010

Sunday Reflections- the Want that Taunts

written by Loraine Alkire

The 'Horchow' Seat of Heaven
Heaven as we have heard it to be-Isaiah 11:6,7:
The wolf will live with the lamb, the leopard will lie down with the goat,
the calf and the lion and the yearling together; and a little child will lead them.
The cow will feed with the bear,
their young will lie down together, and the lion will eat straw like the ox.Credit: William Strutt Peace Circa 1896 Etching
© Public domain

Yesterday, for reasons to be explained in another article, I found myself at 3rd Street Promenade in Santa Monica, Calif- during the 'Good Energy Festival', aptly named for the booths filled with eco friendly wares and wears.  But on either side of this Festival were stores and restaurants, and the 'wants' immediately came to mind. I dared not step inside them. Knowing I could neither afford to buy or dream of expensive things like jeans that cost $240.00 a pair. I soothed myself- by saying to me "You know what $240.00 dollars could buy?  Read more...

1 comment:

  1. Hi Loraine - thank you for your Twitter message! We love that such a hip, chic lady likes us! ;-) Feel free to email us at info @ (couldn't send a DM via Twitter because you aren't our follower).
    xox alison


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