After the storm

We live an unpredictable life of ups and downs, having both moments of mountain-top happiness and valleys of gloom. The difficulties that arise like storms may delay us in moving forward, but they have their own sublime purpose.

Frank Lane, a former footballer, said ” If you want to see the sunshine, you have to weather the storm.” We have to learn how to cope with every difficult situation and not give up. Storms have a purpose. i.e. to chisel away at our pride, jealousy and selfishness and make us humble. The greatest difficulties of our life are the moments that God can use to refine and build our character the most.

There is an instance in the Bible where Jesus calms the storm and asks his disciples: “Why are you so afraid? Do you still have no faith?” Lack of faith is often the factor that prevents us from learning through the difficulties that cross our path in life. Faith and courage are essential to survive the storm and to become better through it. If we are able to do this, we can definitely become a lighthouse to others in their storms.

LEAVE A REPLY

Connect with



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Must Read

"For the Lord God is a sun and shield;   the Lord bestows favor and honor; no good thing does he withhold   from those whose walk is blameless." - Bible

Pearls – Oct 1, 2022

Talent is God given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful - John Wooden

Pearls – Sep 30, 2022

Failure is simply an opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently. - Henry Ford

Pearls – Sep 29, 2022

Failures are the stepping stones to success, Failure is not final

Failure is not final

Pearls – Sep 28, 2022

Be faithful in small things because it is in them that your strength lies. – Mother Teresa

Pearls – Sep 27, 2022

Pearls – Sep 26, 2022

Pearls – Sep 25, 2022