Not long ago I read, “There is a higher purpose to be discovered in times of great disappointments.”
But trust me, when great disappointments first arrive, the last thing we want to consider is what the higher purpose might be! More than likely our thoughts are consumed by the pain such disappointments precipitates. While the pain must be processed, we must
Consider the following:
During times of great disappointment, we are particularly vulnerable to fiery dart attacks. Such attacks give rise to an ‘all about me’ mentality. We will be set on a course chartered by self-centered thinking.
Thoughts of false reasoning are attracted by such thinking. Therefore, the pain we encounter, as it is filtered through false reasoning, will only be intensified.