No one likes adversity. I certainly don’t. And I’ve faced my fair share of it.
I helplessly watched my son struggle through epilepsy and asthma, sat outside a recovery room while my husband had heart surgery and lost everything I owned in a storm. My husband has had more than one season of unemployment, we’ve struggled to love one another as husband and wife, we’ve been uprooted to new cities multiple times and we’ve lacked direction. I’ve buckled under the pressure of parenting, suffered the consequences of poor decisions and have often been on the latter end of John Owen’s reminder to “be killing sin or it will be killing you.”
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