If You Want to Blossom . . .
Every flower that ever blossomed had to go through a lot of dirt to get there. --Unknown
Imagining the Opposition
"There are always more of them (the enemy) until they are counted." --Ulysses S. Grant
God Sends Mercy During Trials
"Sometimes God sends His mercies in a black envelope." --Charles Spurgeon
Never More Than You Can Handle
"I know God will not give me anything I can't handle. I just wish that He didn't trust me so much." --Mother Teresa
How Eyes Are Opened to Understand
"Were it not for tribulation, I would not understand the Scriptures." --Martin Luther
Up To Your Neck In Alligators
"When you are up to your neck in alligators, it's hard to remember that your job is to clean the swamp." --Swamp Philosopher
Hope Through Trials
No rut is so deep you can't leave it.
No dream is so lost you can't retrieve it.
No pain is so great you can't endure it.
No sin is so bad God can't cure it. --Gerald Mann