I remember bobbing for apples when I was a child, a game that required me to have my hands tied behind my back. Trying to grab a floating apple with my teeth without the use of my hands was a frustrating experience. It reminded me of the vital importance of our hands, we eat with them, greet with them, and use them to do just about everything that is vital to our existence. When I read Psalm 46:10, I find it interesting that God says, "Be still, and know that I am God."The Hebrew word for "still" means to "cease striving," or literally, "to put our hands at our side." At first glance this seems to be a rather risky piece of advice, since our first instinct in trouble is to keep our hands on the situation and control it to our advantage. God essentially is saying, "Hands off! Let Me deal with your situation, and rest assured that the outcome is in My hands."