Utility of Adversity

How wonderful is adversity! Though we often cry and complain when faced with it, adversity is God’s greatest blessing. God perfectly understands the depravity of man and how, when left to our own devices, we forget our Creator almost instantly. So He calls us to Himself by sending our way trials and afflictions. For when … More Utility of Adversity

Deciding Happiness

The only way to ever become truly happy is to trustfully surrender oneself to God’s will. If we make the decision to perfectly unite our wills to God’s will, it will be impossible for anything displeasing to happen to us. But the second we make that decision, we will be tried. God will test us … More Deciding Happiness

An Easy Life?

Suffering in its essence is repugnant to our human nature. We naturally run from it. We always want to seek an easy life. But if we acquire and lead this easy life, what reward can there be for that? Every mature adult will admit that pain is typically a prerequisite for pleasure. If we wish … More An Easy Life?