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Friday; January 12

Where do we place our trust?  Since we live in a free and open society we get the chance to back whoever we believe will give us the best deal.  We can go to work for someone who claims to be able to make us wealthy.  We can vote for the candidate who promises to defend what we believe to be important.  Some of us might even be so distrustful as to think that “I” am the only one I can trust because I know me best or because everyone else has let me down.  No matter who we choose, we cast our lot with someone we think can make our lives better.  The problem with all of these choices is that, at one point or another, everyone (including ourselves) will stumble.  No human is perfect, no man is infallible, all will fail.  While that is the bad news, there is good news.  You see, we do have access to Someone who is all-knowing and all-powerful.  When the Psalmist reflected on God he wrote, “Praise the Lord!  Praise the Lord, O my soul!  I will praise the Lord while I live; I will sing prai…