It’s probably not the best mental attitude to have, but I always worry when things are fairly stable in our lives and going relatively smoothly. Why? Because I know “opportunities for growth” are just around the corner. Take July, for example….
By Laurie Prusso Hatch, M Ed.
Certified Positive Discipline Trainer and Parenting Coach
It is in our moments, days, weeks, and perhaps lifetimes of struggle, sorrow, pain, and other types of adversity, that as we seek him most diligently in quiet moments of desperation, we come to know that He is indeed listening.
Two of Satan’s best tools are comparison and isolation, which lead to pain and self-destruction. Fortunately for us, there is a very tangible connection between gratitude and joy.