What do you expect?

One of the biggest challenges in life is learning how to interpret setback and disappointment.

Type of Event: Worship Service: Family
Date Recorded: 26 Sep, 2021
Location: Bryn Athyn Cathedral

Everyone, young and old, has high ideals, a strong sense of how things “should” be, but the school of “hard knocks” tells a different narrative. How we deal with loss and defeat, and how we view underlying causes, will do a lot to reshape our future. The Lord’s Word records a number of incidents and events in which people expect one thing but are shown something quite different. Most of us don’t like surprises but in the case of the Lord’s surprises, these are often just what we need!


Rev. Derek Elphick


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Daily Inspiration

"[Angels] are upset if anyone attributes to them any wisdom or intelligence at all, for they know and perceive that it would be taking away from the Divine that which is His."

Arcana Coelestia 4295:2