FAITH MATTERS: They Have No Wine

Abundance Not Evenly Distributed For All People

Posted: February 2, 2013 at 5 a.m.

From the darkest days of World War II and for 70 years thereafter, until two weeks ago, a thirsty out-oftown customer wandering up and down the aisles of any Benton County retail grocer might have echoed the words of the mother of Jesus at the wedding at Cana of Galilee, “They have no wine.” Well, that has changed and the proprietors of 50 or so E-Z Marts, Kum & Gos, and Walmarts are rejoicing. And the county’s teetotalers are, rather quietly I’ve noticed, gnashing their teeth.

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Religion, Pages 6 on 02/02/2013