Ten Reasons Trials Give You More Out of Life
I had some time to ponder during my three days in the hospital. I was lucky. Way lucky. But there are others not so lucky. I thought of the people around me, close friends and family struggling with troubles of their own. Cancer. Infertility. Disease. Death. Depression. Loneliness. Financial concerns. Worry.
…and the list goes on.
And I think that all of us might have a little trouble accepting the difficulties that life divvies out. We wonder Why me? Why this? Why now? I know I had trouble accepting this wheelchair ten years ago when I fell off a cliff and became paralyzed. I stared at myself in front of a full-length mirror and wondered the same things. No more legs. No more tummy muscles. No more hand use. But there was no one to be mad at. Except God.
I think it’s just human nature to want to assign blame and God is the perfect target when there is no one else. Through my tears, my heart shouted clear to heaven. Why have You taken away so much from me?
Almost immediately, my soul heard a tender message. It was meant for me, but could have