“Would you go through all the pain of childbirth again, just to be able to have that beautiful child of yours?” For most mothers, the answer to this question is obvious.
In a post entitled, “Do God’s Will, Not His Work”, Bethany Jenkins writes, “In other words, we can work—make sandwiches, balance budgets, preach sermons—
“Life is wasted if we do not grasp the glory of the cross, cherish it for the treasure that it is, and cleave to it as the highest price of every pleasure and the deepest comfort in every pain.
“We are not necessarily doubting that God will do the best for us; we are wondering how painful the best will turn out to be.”- C.S. Lewis
“To please God…to be a real ingredient in the divine happiness…to be loved by God, not merely pitied, but delighted in as an artist delights in his work or a father in a son