I am but the tiniest vessel. There is no pouring out that cannot, will not, be replenished. Refilled to the perfect measure, then running over…by the Abundant, Infinite, Giver of Life Himself. Blessed be the name of the Lord.
Me in frustration: “Most of the hair spray I buy has a number on it indicating it’s holding power. Usually I buy a four, sometimes an eight! This un-numbered spray must be about a one.”
“Oh,” my son said, “that explains the awesome hairdo yesterday.”
A heatwave in the summer causes a growth spurt in the garden. Does a heatwave in life cause personal growth too?
Consider it all joy, my brothers, when YOU meet with various trials, knowing as YOU do that this tested quality of YOUR faith works out endurance. But let endurance have its work complete, that YOU may be complete and sound in all respects, not lacking in anything.