So true! I see the quote saying that "God only gives us what we can handle" SO often... But truthfully, no one has enough strength on their own to 'handle' the big things in life. He is the one who gives us hope and strength. The most difficult circumstances aren't always given to 'strong' people, just as easy lives aren't always given to those who appear weak.
For When You Feel Like You are Failing (which is a lot)...
"I don’t want to pretend things are okay when they’re not. We need to know life is hard for others, not us just for us. That way we can pray for each other and stop believing we’re alone in our struggles. The truth is we all have hard stuff and we need each other.” — Renee Swope || CLICK for the rest of our P31 Radio Show, “Everyday Life with Lysa & Renee” — a production of Proverbs 31 Ministries
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How Bad Experiences Fertilize Your Story -Angela Nazworth "No one looks at a trellis climbing with vibrant roses and says, “Wow, some amazing fertilizer must have graced this soil!” The beauty of the flowers garners the head turns and accolades and fertilizer rarely gets a second thought after the smell fades. However, the right fertilizer in the right amount is what solicits the extraordinary."
How Bad Experiences Fertilize Your Story
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John 14:26 (Amplified Bible) 26 But the Comforter (Counselor, Helper, Intercessor, Advocate, Strengthener, Standby), the Holy Spirit, Whom the Father will send in My name [in My place, to represent Me and act on My behalf], He will teach you all things. And He will cause you to recall (will remind you of, bring to your remembrance) everything I have told you.
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