Important understanding. This also helps us in the area of gratitude in our lives!
Psalm 119:71 (NLT)
My suffering was good for me, for it taught me to pay attention to your decrees.
We don’t normally think of trouble as anything good. Many times, we automatically assume that if it’s difficult and things are not going as planned, then it must be something bad. But that is not always the case. Diamonds that are dug up out of the rough, hard dirt in Africa do not look on the surface to be anything of beauty. However, it is the pressure, fire, chiseling, and polishing that makes diamonds one of the most coveted items in the world.
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