Let Your Pain Be Your Gain!

Uncategorized May 16, 2019

"Those who sow in tears will reap with songs of joy." - Psalm 126:5

It's not easy to keep moving when you're in pain...not physical OR emotional pain! The worst kind of pain for workplace believers is emotional pain because it has the potential to numb you...the kind of numb that halts your progress and the kind of numb that can test your faith if you let it.

Psalm 126:5 tells us that there is ONLY ONE solution for overcoming the pain that results in joy, and that is to keep sowing ESPECIALLY in the midst of the pain.  That's not possible if we live by "feelings" - it takes pure will and raw faith to pull that off!   

I learned this principle the hard way when I was walking through the darkest time in my life.  I lost my way, I lost my hope,  and I even lost my will to live.  The Bible says "hope deferred makes the heart sick" and my heart was very sick.  In the middle of that dark season, I stepped into a volunteer role so that I could "help" other people struggling through similar circumstances.  Imagine my surprise when my healing and my joy returned to me by investing in someone else! 

Painful times aren't the time to lick our wounds or to crawl under the bed in fear...they are times defined by God to strengthen us.  To God, what matters the most is that we keep moving toward the Goal with the Goal Post forever in clear view of where we are...and that we finish "the race."

It's not over until WE are!  Remember, the sweetest victories come after the pain.




 "The silver is mine, and the gold is mine, says the Lord Almighty"  Haggai 2:8

If it all belongs to Him, why are we living as if it belongs to us?  Are you being a good Asset Manager?  How we perceive MONEY impacts every area of life!  It's time to BREAK THE CHAINS...for the love of God!