Sunday, September 26, 2010

Jeremiah 32:1–3a, 6–15; Amos 6:1a, 4–7; Psalm 91:1–6, 14–16; 1 Timothy 6:6–19; Luke 16:19–31

I'm at that age where I need to start rethinking my investments. Do I keep high-risk investments that have a slim chance of going through the roof but could also tank, or do I go with the tried and true, slow and steady gain of Treasury bonds or CDs?

Security and risk are nothing new. Today's biblical texts deal not with stocks and bonds exactly, but with living in the real circumstances of a difficult and uncertain world while also accepting the possibility of good, of help and support, comfort and security.

 

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