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Having a Good Weekend? Puritans Say That's Okay
Raising Real Men ^
| Hal Young
Posted on 09/05/2010 9:18:07 PM PDT by headofhouseful
Looking forward to the weekend is such an institution even officially-atheist nations like China shut down for Sunday. Here in America, it seems like the weekend is our goal line for all the days before! No wonder they write songs about it.
Now, is anything wrong with that? The answer may surprise you, and even more when you realize that even the Puritans thought games and recreation could be Biblical and righteous ...
(Excerpt) Read more at raisingrealmen.com ...
TOPICS: Current Events; General Discusssion; History; Religion & Culture
KEYWORDS: puritans; recreation
Glad I checked with the Puritans:)
posted on 09/05/2010 9:21:42 PM PDT
Two sentences? Well, it was certainly devoid of any useful information, but at least it was short.
Have a good weekend!
Dang good first post. Welcome to FR.
posted on 09/05/2010 9:25:17 PM PDT
I've always believed that one of the attributes of God is that He is creative. He makes things. He made the whole universe, so what better way to glorify Him than to make. It's expressed in men in woodworking and metalsmithing, and in women in cooking, baking, and that bane of testosterone everywhere, scrapbooking. Realizing that this past year has gotten me interested in electronics and silver jewelry making.
In other news, this aspect of creativity can be perverted by old Scratch, which is why we need Vocational Programs for high schoolers! (getting down off soapbox...)
posted on 09/05/2010 9:39:38 PM PDT
(Meddlng in human affairs for over 1/20th of a millennium.......)
I’m With You
Here comes the weekend, honey.
What’s going on?
Do we put our feet up, honey,
Or call it all night long?
Oh, baby, whatever... I’m With You
posted on 09/06/2010 3:54:49 AM PDT
by Recon Dad
( "Don't forget, incoming fire has the right of way")
“The sabbath was made for man, not man for the sabbath”. It is Gods gift to us to enjoy.. have a beer and relax... enjoy the game
posted on 09/06/2010 2:10:53 PM PDT
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