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The Resilient Spirit

"...When I was young, one of the theological truths  that imbued my world was the saying that said  “God does not give you more in life you can handle.”  Do you know that saying? It’s kind of comforting,  like God’s got your back.....

In time that theological question of my childhood and youth,  changed into something different.  It became a psychological/philosophical question  of what enables some people to be able to recover from great loss or suffering or scarcity of love and food, and go on glad to be alive, still be able to love and trust and carry on  without bitterness or retribution or foreboding?....."

Read the full sermon here.