American and global economic structures have sure taken a pounding the last two or three weeks.
Insurance companies, mortgage companies, banking companies, credit companies, auto companies — who else has been shown to be unstable, weak, and cracking?
This week in particular, stock markets have trended overall downward. The plunge from record highs has been stunning and breath-taking. Today is the last day of the business week — will they regain lost ground or will they collapse into a pile of financial rubble?
How does this or how will this impact me and my family?
Will this fear-inducing display of economic gravity take down Anabaptist Bookstore with it?
In what or whom will we find rest and peace?
“The rich man’s wealth is his strong city, and as an high wall in his own conceit” (11).
So many people thought they were secure and safe and sure in their investments, in their savings, and in their jobs.
Those strong cities have been besieged. Those strong walls have been breached.
Now what will they do?
A little bit more from Proverbs 18: Before