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red sky at night, shepherd's delight

A red sky at sunset is a sign that good weather will follow. The full phrase is "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." I think we're going to have a nice sunny day tomorrow. Look at that sunset—red sky at night, shepherd's delight.
See also: delight, red, sky

red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning

A red sky at sunrise is a sign that bad weather will follow. The full phrase is "Red sky at night, shepherd's delight; red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning." I think we're going to get a bad storm today. Look at that sunrise—red sky in the morning, shepherd's warning.
See also: red, sky, warning
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While this midrashic understanding of the significance of shepherding applies to Moses and David, leaders of the nation, and even to the Patriarchs who can be seen as the leaders of all future generations of Israelites, it does not take into account the very first case of a shepherd mentioned in the Bible, namely, Abel.
(2.) "Abel chose shepherding sheep, which leads to solitude [hitbodedut], as did many prophets such as Moses, David and their like, in order to offer from them a sacrifice to God" (Keli Yakar on Genesis 4:3).
McCartney - whose organization, Robertson said, has been "assaulted by militant feminism" - mentioned shepherding twice more during the brief interview.
Shepherding, also known as "discipleship" or "the buddy system," may take many different forms, but usually involves a cluster of individuals who assign nearly absolute control over their decisions to an anointed local leader.
In part because it creates such power disparities between "shepherds" and the flock, shepherding has sparked allegations of abuse in several congregations.
First noted as a fad among West Coast Pentecostals and New Age Christians in the 1970s, the shepherding movement soon suffered a series of embarrassing disclosures - mostly about financial and sexual misdeeds by leaders - that left it crippled for a decade.