No Pockets in a Shroud

Shroud 02Job was a wealthy man, but in a course of quick and awful events he lost it all. ¬†Everything — children, livestock, servants, and property.

Job’s response to the loss was to say, “I was born naked, and I will leave this world naked,” Job 1:21. ¬†More modern versions of this saying are, “There are no pockets in a shroud,” or “There’s no U-Haul trailer behind a hearse.” Continue reading →