Enough has been said of all the trouble in the world. There is much more to be said of all the beauty and the blessing evident and dormant in the world.
It strikes Me sometimes that there are many who are proud of the troubles they have. They may be convinced that they have the worst troubles in the world.
Understandably, the trouble you have today is the worst one. Other troubles have fled to the past. What hovers over you is the biggest shadow you have ever seen. Tomorrow it may not be, yet today it is. It is an enormous blustering trouble. It is a stand-out. It seems to have overshadowed your whole world.
Please do not think for one moment that troubles are your badge of honor. No longer count your troubles and weigh them. No longer pick your troubles out as the worst in the world and therefore crown them as the biggest and worst troubles in the world. As you crown your troubles, you keep them. You pin them before you.… Read the rest