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Why Do We Fall?

"Therefore let him who thinks he stands take heed lest he fall." (1 Corinthians 10:12) Control. If you're like me, you like to feel as though you have things under control. We want our house in order, our checking accounts balanced, our kids behaving and succeeding, and our weight and blood pressure at healthy levels. We might say that this longing for control stems from a desire to be seen as responsible, respectable, and mature. A noble pursuit no doubt. At times, though, this longing can cross the line into pride. And when pride enters the room, it likes to blind us to the reality that life is messy; that there are certain problems we do not have the answers to; that we can not fix every