Hopefully this is reassuring

Sometimes we wonder,
‘What did I do to deserve this?’ or ‘Why did God have to do this to me?’
Here is a wonderful explanation!
A daughter is telling her Mother how everything is going wrong, she’s failing algebra, her boyfriend
broke up with her and her best friend is moving away. Meanwhile, her Mother is baking a cake and
asks her daughter if she would like a snack, and the daughter says, ‘Absolutely Mom, I love your cake.’
‘Here, have some cooking oil,’ her Mother offers. ‘Yuck’ says her daughter..
‘How about a couple raw eggs?’ ‘Gross, Mom!’ ‘Would you like some flour then?
Or maybe baking soda?’ ‘Mom, those are all yucky!’
To which the mother replies:
‘Yes, all those things seem bad all by themselves. But when they are put together in the
right way, they make a wonderfully delicious cake! God works the same way. Many times we wonder why
He would let us go through such bad and difficult times. But God knows that when He puts these things
all in His order, they always work for good! We just have to trust Him and, eventually, they will all
make something wonderful!
God is crazy about you.
He sends you flowers every spring and a sunrise every morning.
Whenever you want to talk, He’ll listen. He can live anywhere in the universe,
and He chose your heart.
If you like this, send this on to the people you really care about.
Life may not be the party we hoped for, but while we are here we might as well dance!

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0 thoughts on “Hopefully this is reassuring

  1. It's so hard for us to change our focus from the moment to the big picture!
    Have a blessed weekend friend

  2. Awww, thank you so much for sharing this wonderful reminder! I have really appreciated the opportunity recently to reflect a lot on why bad things happen. I know God doesn't want or make those things happen, but I know that he can use bad situations for good. I guess the cake is worth it! 🙂

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