Behold, how good and
pleasant it iswhen brothers dwell together… It is like the dew of Hermon, Coming down on the
mountains of Zion! For there the LORD has commanded the
blessing... —Psalm 133
How sweet it is when
"brothers dwell together." How bitter when we don't.
"Why can't we all
just get along?" Rodney King’s question still resonates. Roommates,
spouses, close associates, long-time friends fuss and fight. Why must
The solution is found
on Mt. Zion, the place where God dwells, for it is “there” that God
provides the blessing. Conflicts can be worked out as we humble ourselves in
His presence. Put simply, people that pray together tend to stay together.
Occam's Razor is a
principle in logic that states: "When you have several competing
hypotheses, the simplest solution is the one you should select."
Having trouble working
through a relationship? Try praying together. It can't get more simple than