My “just in case” items are a symptom of a excess. I have more than I need, while others have less than they can survive on.
The story of Leah, Rachel, and Jacob is quite a dramatic love triangle. But it can teach us lasting lessons about how to be secure in God and God alone.
We are surrounded by spiritual battles, both inward and outward. We must prepare our sons for battle as we prepare them for every other aspect of life.
This side of the sin at the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, our work is ruined by all manner of afflictions moral, physical, emotional, and mental.