Unfair!

When our kids were young and complained that something we did or didn’t do was “unfair,” I usually gave the stock parental response: “Who said it was supposed to be fair? Did I ever say that life was fair?” I don’t think they bought it, but it quieted them for the moment. Then when the …

The Missing Component

I was praying for a close friend the other day. She has everything in the world going for her. She’s very happily married, has a beautiful and healthy baby, a great job, and lives in a nice house in a cool California beach town with lots of friends and family around. I was thanking God …