ALL FOR THE BEST
Wrote Robert Browning...
"I have lived, seen God's hand
through a lifetime, and all was
for the best."
Browning's philosophy is easy to accept
when our path is smooth and there are
no stones in our shoes.
But, what of the tough times? During
traumas filled with sorrow and pain?
Does Browning's affirmation still ring true?
We believe it does, especially if we accept
the scriptural truth..."All things work for good
to those who love God." (Romans 8:28)
God constantly reaches out for the hand of
every person. Some of us have been drawn
closer to Him in times of happiness and joy,
But, we suspect many more have come to
know him best in time trials and stress.
It is in the most difficult of times, the very
worst of times, that we may witness God's
best. For the deeper we search for him. the
closer he comes toward us. And we are
(First published on December 4, 2014,
Revisions made on December 30,2021)