Can knowing God’s goodness have an immediate and practical effect? My colleague Wendy Margolese from Northern Ontario, Canada answers this question with a spiritual perspective that was recently published in The Christian Science Monitor. Wendy writes:
In my late 30s, my mother and my mother-in-law, both cherished people in my life, passed away within days of each other. I reeled from grief and felt a darkness overwhelm me. I felt orphaned – bereft of the unconditional love that both these women had expressed toward me.
But I love the Bible, and I knew that it challenges us to look outside the human sense of things and to have faith in God and His role in our lives – that is, to understand God as the source of all good. I’ve also learned that this divine goodness is the truth of our experience, in which happiness and health are our normal condition.
Read more from Wendy Margolese’s Monitor article.