Many fundamental Christians rile on about Satan as "the enemy." I've got to tell you--that kind of extreme talk about enemies never made sense to me. Enemy simply means active opposition, but we've imbued it with all sorts of evil connotations. That's why I really don't like the term at all. So I . . .
Life is often mysterious, with no rhyme or reason. Some people come into the world and lead what to all appearances is a charmed life. Storybook. The stuff of fairy tales. Others are destined to live in quiet misery. Or not so quiet. They're challenged from the get-go -- or certainly not that . . .