Pain, struggle, and despair are part of life and test our character as God's people. We can't control many things that happen to us, but we can choose our response to our circumstances. In the book Blessed Endurance, you'll find practical help to endure difficult times and learn to see them as opportunities for spiritual growth. Author John Wimmer met with Anne Trudel, editor of Upper Room Books, and shared ideas about the book and what inspired him to write it.
Let's look at ten life lessons we can learn from Jesus. As the Son of God, Jesus taught many things to help us live victoriously.
From the first day of school, students are taught that honesty is the best virtue of all, which in fact helps develop their character. Once children adopt the policy of honesty and inculcate it in their character, they will carry virtue for the rest of their lives for every path they choose to follow.
Even the most resilient people need time to adapt to the new reality when an important event in life occurs. They may need time to recover from an injury, go through the grieving process, or start thinking more clearly again.