He says, 'I will not let you go until you bless me.' And that's what I feel about suffering. When something bad happens, I will not let go of that bad thing until I have discovered the blessing that lies within it."
I think of "putting brokenness under the blessing" is just like that-- that the broken part of us can also be included in what's "blessed" about us-- and maybe we have to make the suffering bless us before we let it go.
This is a remarkable video of a remarkable man .
The whole series of 8 video sermons under the Title "Being the Beloved" is on You Tube, this one being Number 4.
As we prepare for the beginning of Lent next Ash Wednesday it seems a good one to reflect on.
I am also offering this for a very dear friend who is terminally ill, for her husband and all her family. Please keep them in your prayers.