I hesitate to write this post because most people, including myself, avoid pain at all costs. Who would ever willingly choose pain for oneself or not try anything to keep pain from a loved one. Pain hurts! And in some cases, the worst type of pain is that which is invisible to the eye. The … Continue reading Why Pain is Necessary
Hidden in every experience is wisdom. A loving God could never allow his children to hurt in vain. No action, word or experience is ever wasted. Everything in my life is there for a reason and behind that reason is love. Unfortunately, the hidden pearl cannot be found until the shell is cracked. We must … Continue reading Wisdom hidden in pain
Philip Yancey has been a favorite author of mine for some time. I just love his spirituality – no judgment – he seems to have some special insights about God, albeit most times admitting that God is beyond our understanding. I had the opportunity to hear him speak when he came to a nearby church … Continue reading 45 minutes to spare?