Thorns of grace

Wisdomforlife

What do you do when circumstances don’t offer the thing we so badly want — the ability to be in control?

We try to control our health, our finances, our relationships, and our destinies.

We say, “I can handle this.” “I got this.” “I can do this.”

Sooner or later, however, we’re reminded that we cannot control all of life.

Repeatedly we face the powerlessness and vulnerability of living, suffering and dying in a finite, fragile and fallen world — a world where bad things happen — even to people we consider to be good.

Think about it

“God does not allow us to stay with the idea that we are strong. O, we may have that idea. But the Lord is going to disabuse us of it one way or another and it will be good for us and give glory to Him when he does so.” (J…

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