just a great reminder.
As a young girl in a strict thinking church denomination I can remember hearing of the illnesses or challenges in the lives of people in our church. Conversations involving these folks would inevitably be followed with questions like, “I wonder what God is teaching them”, “they must have sin in their life” or “satan is really attacking them.” Now, It isn’t my place to say whether those statements had any truth in those situations, yet as I watched my life and the lives of so many others I am much more reticent to attach those thoughts to someones life challenge.
I have seen hurtful and unkind people soar, while kind, giving people face challenge. I have seen careless people experience financial blessing while frugal friends have faced financial loss. I have seen folks who have a passion to have a large family experience pregnancy disappointments while others who are irresponsible…
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