We crave for certainty, but it constantly remains out of our grasp – … and that is a good thing.
This morning, during my quiet time, I read from a book, Streams in the Desert by Chas Cowman, written almost a hundred years ago. The author made this profound statement: “Crushing weights (burdens) give the Christian wings”.
The author also quoted from a poet by Mary Butterfield. The following is my rephrased version of the profound truth from that poem:
– My place is not beneath the load – but on top.
– God meant not that I should carry the load; He sent it here to carry me.
– Our burdens are our wings; on them we soar to higher realms of grace.
– Faith grows through exercise, in impossible circumstances. Therefore, without our burdens
(extreme challenges), we have underdeveloped faith.
– “O paradox of Heaven, the load we think will crush was sent to lift us up to God”.
– So, lets “mount our loads, and rest in Him”.
May you have a victorious day.