To be content in life has little to do with external circumstances, but rather our internal belief system. When we’re in a wilderness season, it’s easy to focus on what isn’t right, the pain we’re in or how great our life used to be. We feel justified for being unhappy because we’re suffering, as though we’re entitled. All this leads to even more discontent and misery!
Surely it’s normal to be unhappy when illness strikes? Isn’t misery expected when an illness has continued for such a long time?! (more…)