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Why are you cast down, O my soul? And why are you disquieted within me? Hope in God, for I shall yet praise Him for the help of His countenance. ~ Ps. 42:5

Why? This small word is reasonable and searching. Often asked, demanding much and seldom satisfying. We wonder “why” and when not understood, we tend to substitute “whatever” and discover that won’t work. Why can produce the correct solution, although when that occurs, we still have the ability to accept or deny that which will complete the peace the soul is desiring. God alone is the One answer to the ultimate why. All...