Bad Times Are MUCH Better For Our Souls Than Good Times
When I was about 20 years old, a young man gave me a version of the King James bible. I ignored it for many months and it just sat on my bureau. The young man had told me that when I was down and out, to read it.
Well, the time came and I was ‘down and out’. So, I picked up the bible and read a scripture: ‘Lament and mourn and weep! Let your laughter be turned to mourning and your joy to gloom.’ James 4:9
WHAT! Come onnnnnnn…of all things to open up to, this is what the bible offered me for my depressed, 20 yr old soul? You’ve GOT to be kidding, GOD! I picked that bible up and threw it across the room. I was in shock and disbelief. I wanted something…
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