O LORD, It’s hard to admit, even to myself, that there are no easy answers to life’s hard questions. Help me to see things as you see them.
In wrestling with you, my imperfect faith is made stronger. In wrestling with you, I discover a deeper truth: that my questions usher me right back to you.
– Missy Buchanan
Talking with God in Old Age: Meditations and Psalms
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So when Joseph came to his brothers, they stripped him of his robe, the long robe with sleeves that he wore; and they took him and threw him into a pit.
Genesis 37:23-24a, NRSV
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