Men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why? (James Thurber, 20th century humorist)

In the helter-skelter life of today, many of us seem to be running around from place to place or activity to activity, trying to discover where we belong or what we should be doing. Thurber’s questions are penetrating. What am I looking for? What and where do I really want to be? It’s critical to know where to find help for the answers.

So let us come boldly to the throne of our gracious God [to pray]. There we will receive his mercy, and we will find grace to help us when we need it most. (Hebrews 4:16)