Too often we ask too little of the Lord.....and then too much of the world. Is it any wonder that we are disappointed so often with progress? Is it any wonder that we are often taken advantage of? Perhaps it is most disappointing that we do not believe the Lord is capable of providing. Who is He that we can rely on Him we might ask. Sad indeed.
I say this mostly because things in life get out of hand quickly. Capable as we are, there is so much in the world today that is designed to take advantage of our time, our work, our effort....and leave us abandoned. The world is merciless. I imagine that is why the Lord admonished us to trust in His arm... and not in the arm of flesh.