You and I are surrounded by society’s message to hurry up and live. Combine this with the inner pull to avoid pain and we may begin to believe the false philosophy that faster is always better and that hardship is to be avoided at all costs.
Growth and life satisfaction can occur for you when you identify a need, develop a strategy to meet the need, and then delight in the outcome. Growth IS rewarding. Butit doesn’t happen overnight. It is a process.
God sanctions process and He gives us lots of examples. Here’s one: A butterfly starts as an egg, becomes a caterpillar, then goes through the pupa stage before it emerges as a beautiful butterfly. Even then, it can’t fly until blood is pumped into it’s wings.
What’s another example of how God endorses process and gives us permission to enjoy life’s developing beauty? Leave a comment and continue the list here.
1. Butterfly process
2. Here’s a hint:
Joan C. Webb
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