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A religion is a set of beliefs and practices, often centered upon specific supernatural and moral claims about reality, the cosmos, and human nature, and often codified as prayer, ritual, or religious law.

Before we had running water, digging a well was one of the most important achievements before getting married, starting a family and building a home because the well provided a continual source of water that supported your life style.
Chairs were rare during the time of Solomon. Most people sat on stools or benches or better yet sat on pillows and rugs on the floor. In some high stations there would only be one chair, it would be the chair for the king or nobleperson.
Wisdom brings about success to those who practice it and there are many benefits for those who are influenced by wise people.
This is a story that is continuously played and we hear about its tragic results all the time. If it were a Broadway play it would be one of the longest running plays ever because this play has lasted for centuries. Yet, knowing how these adulterous acts end, we find ourselves having to teach our children continually about these types of traps.
In almost every general conversation I have with adults, the subject invariably comes up of the need to train our youth. Every generation has its unique challenges because teens believe that they are new on the scene and that their experience, because of the progress in technology, makes them somehow different.
Have you noticed how stupid sinners can be? I remember at a company I represented, an employee would come in after hours and take memory chips and certain internal parts out of computers and then put the computer back together.
They of course will say that they repent, but most self-righteous people are busy looking down upon and judging others. I get goose bumps when I think of what God has done for me.
You may wonder why evil is so hard to recognize. If it were easy, we could all avoid pitfalls and traps laid by the wicked and those that are trying to take advantage of unsuspecting people.
Although the mainstream clothing industry will design some adequately modest clothes, there is no question that there is a need for a distinctly modest clothing industry. If you are willing to spend all day traipsing from store to store you can possibly find that modest dress, skirt, or shirt that you need to add to your wardrobe. Fashion designers have added modest articles of clothing to their line because they have identified a growing market for modest clothes.
In the modern era modesty began its decline in the mid-nineteenth century. The rise of the burlesque show in the 1840's began as the entertainment genre for the lower classes, for the purpose of making fun of (“burlesquing”) the habits of the upper class, such as wearing modest, long dresses.
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