Monthly Archives: March 1995

Chasing the Wind

All his days his work is pain and grief, even at night his mind does not rest. ECCLESIASTES 2:23 Some folks are wise, and some folks are fools. For all we know, a fool may be the one who ends up controlling all of our efforts at work. But even […]

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Root Harmony

It took tragedy to remind Rod of the importance of community—of establishing deep roots in an actual place where the collisions of people mark and enhance life on a daily basis. I pray you and I will see, and embrace, the wisdom that Rod now understands first hand. That having […]

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Not without Permission (Part Two)

The LORD said to Satan, “Very well, then, he is in your hands; but you must spare his life.” JOB 2:6 It might seem like a radical idea, but knowing that Satan must get God’s permission before he tempts or tries us in any way can be a great source […]

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An Army of One

Plans fail for lack of counsel, but with many advisers they succeed. PROVERBS 15:22 I can do it myself!” Anyone who’s been around a three-year-old has heard this emphatic utterance more than once—or some variation of it, such as, “No help! My do it!” We smile patiently and let the […]

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