Not only that, but we rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character, and character produces hope. Romans 5:3-4 ESV
This is a passage I need but don’t want today.
Could I just skip the suffering, endurance and character and go right to hope?
After a week of thinking about Education Justice and Mass Incarceration…I am longing to see hope. But hope will come through suffering, endurance and character. Hope is not magic. So I roll up my sleeves, get down on my knees and share the stories with my family and friends. The work begins.