“All the pain, trials, and temptations of life turn out to be the stuff by which we grow and we are able to enter into a heavenly state of mind.” (Kent Rogers)

“All the pain, trials, and temptations of life turn out to be the stuff by which we grow and we are able to enter into a heavenly state of mind.” (Kent Rogers)

Quotes for reflection

1“My sacrifice, O God, is a broken spirit; a broken and contrite heart you, God, will not despise.” (Psalm 51:17)

2 “God heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.” (Psalm 147:3)

3 “The Spirit of the Sovereign LORD is on me, because the LORD has anointed me to proclaim good news to the poor. God has sent me to bind up the brokenhearted, to proclaim freedom for the captives and release from darkness for the prisoners.”(Isaiah 61:1)

4 “It is our wounds that enable us to compassionate with the wounds of others. It is our limitations that make us kind to the limitations of other people. It is our loneliness that helps us to find other people or to even know they’re alone with an illness. I think I have served people perfectly with parts of myself I used to be ashamed of.” (Rachel Naomi Remen)

5 “Dance, when you’re broken open. Dance, if you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of the fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free.”(Rumi)

Jesus Walks with the Disciples on the Road to Emmaus and Appears to them in the Breaking of Bread. (Luke 24:13-35)

7 “All the pain, trials, and temptations of life turn out to be the stuff by which we grow and we are able to enter into a heavenly state of mind.” (Kent Rogers, 12 Miracles of Spiritual Growth, p.186)

“The Lord is present with every person, urging and pressing to be received” (True Christianity 766)

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