Scripture for the day is Job 1:9-12

Then Satan answered the Lord, “Does Job fear God for nothing? 10 Have you not put a fence around him and his house and all that he has, on every side? You have blessed the work of his hands, and his possessions have increased in the land. 11 But stretch out your hand now, and touch all that he has, and he will curse you to your face.” 12 The Lord said to Satan, “Very well, all that he has is in your power; only do not stretch out your hand against him!” So Satan went out from the presence of the Lord.

After reading and reflecting on the passage, pray saying, Lord, I confess that when I was younger I was much more of a moralist and as I’ve gotten older I’m too prone to cynicism. And I see so many of my friends moving in the same direction. Save me from that trajectory! Amen.