Maybe that is all God asks of us--not to solve one another's problems, but to be fully available to one another in the midst of those difficulties.
We are all subject to trials. What is fueling your fire of affliction?
The other day, I met a young woman interested in nursing. She asked me why I went into maternal/newborn medicine. I replied, without much thought, "Where I work is generally a happy place to be. I like that I don't deal with as much death and disease and sadness as nurses in different fields." I … Continue reading Opposition in All Things
I came across this email and saw that the person who needed a ride was on our way, I replied that we could pick him up; that’s how we met Tony.
One of my favorite stories is about a man who travels for thirty years in search of the Promised Land. Afterwards, he says that he lived "after the manner of happiness." How is it possible to be happy living in a tent for thirty years?
"Everyone’s situation is different, and the details of each life are unique. Nevertheless, I have learned that there is something that would take away the bitterness that may come into our lives. There is one thing we can do to make life sweeter, more joyful, even glorious. We can be grateful!"
This simple series of promptings to my mind gave peace to my heart, and witnessed that God is in the big and small things in my life. The Lord has it all covered.