the ups and downs of life

It Just Dawned On Me

A panorama of a shelf cloud over the City of W...

Trouble happens. Trials are difficult. Problems persist.

I have heard it said, and I know it to be true…

as individuals we are at one of three places in life.

We either are getting ready to go into a trial. We are smack dab in the middle of a trial, or have just gotten out of a trial.

Wouldn’t you agree? I can only speak for myself and the experiences I’ve been through, but this statement holds true for me.

It’s the trials, much like the storms that ripped through the country this week, that can be devastating.

But, it is also those same trials and storms of life that allow us to see grace for what it truly is.

And it changes us.

Survival after one’s world crumbles, perspective changes.

There is a realization of what is truly important. What is real. What is necessary.

For many people…

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