Finding God's Goodness

Week Seventeen: Patience. Gift of Discomfort

Month Four – Loving Myself. Fortitude with Faith produces patience

Me: “Life is pretty good!”

Also, me: “More! More! More!”

A friend recently articulated well my journey with life at times. When life is going well, I want more but this can keep me from living in the flow of God’s desires for me. God always wants good but good doesn’t always mean easy. In our undisciplined, comfort-seeking culture, it’s easy to get lulled into a false sense of reality. As I’ve matured both in life as well as spiritually, I realize that “no pain, no gain,” doesn’t just apply to my time in the gym. If I want to get better at something or achieve a difficult goal, it usually requires me moving out of my comfort zone.  It also requires moving into a space of suffering, maybe a little, or a lot. 

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