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Scripture Journaling Psalm 119:71

It is good for me

that I was afflicted,

That I might

learn your statutes.

Psalm 119: 71

Those are some tough words, aren’t they?  They go against so much of what we desire-happiness, an easy path.  But when do we tend to learn the most?  I don’t know about you, but I learn more from my mistakes than from the things that comes easily to me.

In January of 2017, I fell and broke my right shoulder in two places.  I definitely felt afflicted.  But I can tell you, the Lord used that time in my life to teach me so much about Him, His statutes, if you will.  It was a difficult time, but I can look back on it and see how He loved me through it, gently healing broken pieces in my soul while He mended my bones back together.

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