Is it possible to have joy in the depths of suffering? To find peace in a pit of despair? To cling to faith during the thrashing of a storm? Y’all, today’s episode at The Messy Table is a PERSPECTIVE SHIFTER.
While serving her slowly deteriorating mother over the course of several years, Jennifer Cantrell uncovered the seemingly contradictory gifts that come with NOT refusing the hard things, along with God’s presence in the face of grief.
“We can flourish in trial—if we’re tapped into the right source.” Jennifer Cantrell
GOOD NEWS: A time is coming when every tear will be wiped away and death will be swallowed up by life. Until then, our suffering is not without purpose and our trials are not without joy.
CONVERSATION NOTES + RESOURCES
Waiting on God by Andrew Murray