Faith, Doubt & Disappointment

‘The greatest test of faith is when you don’t get what you want, but still you are able to say, ‘Thank you Lord’. A challenging quote from someone who I presume has been to the depth of pain and despair, and still was able to say this. ‘How could we get to a place with God and declare the same?’ Sometimes there’s a stage in life when we can be less sure of our beliefs, doubt is cast and our illusions about God may be shaken - especially when bad things happen to our loved ones or ourselves. As small children, life seemed fair; when we were good we were rewarded, we studied hard and passed the test. Life as an adult isn’t always so fair, hopes are dashed, and it can come as a bit of a shock w

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