Posted by: Anne | February 22, 2020

A loss, or a lesson?

“Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.”
~ Proverbs 9:9 New International Version

… In that process, I’ve come to believe that God will never waste our pain, but I can.

* When I’m not honest about the reality of how hard life is, I waste God’s offer of peace.

* When I try to do things in my own strength, I waste God’s offer of power.

* When I keep the pain to myself, and pretend everything is perfect, I waste opportunities to minister to others walking a similar path.

Read the full article at the source:
https://www.proverbs31.org/read/devotions/full-post/2012/06/26/god-never-wastes-our-pain

See also:
https://www.east91st.org/blog/god-never-wastes-a-hurt/


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