I finally got a job at a good engineering company. A place, God willing, i will be at for some years to come. In the meantime, we are still just barely getting by with our finances. Fortunately, God is faithful and has always provided just enough for us to get by. I am learning a great deal of humility and to be content with what we have. I've been extremely spoiled living with the abundance my wife and I have had in the past. Now we must pay for the mistakes we made then - and continue to learn, and be sufficient with what we have.
Cassidy, my daughter, is growing by leaps and bounds. She'll be starting pre-school this fall. Where has time gone by?
Of all the disciples in the New Testament, Judas is the most complex. For the length of his ministry, Jesus knew who Judas was. Little is written about his experiences among the 12. All that we know is that he was likely related to High Priest in Jerusalem. He managed the financial affairs of Jesus' band of 12. In fact, if he hadn't played such a pivotal role in Jesus' walk to Calvary, we would barely take notice of this man.
I listened to an excellent series by Clyde Pilkington this past week. It was entirely about Judas and who he was. You can find them here
By the time it was done, my heart was utterly broken for Judas. Here's a guy who's destiny was written about him LONG before he was born. You know how the Psalmist writes
"Your eyes saw my unformed body;