Struggle and Growth
It is in the struggle that we grow. To pray, or to seek God, or to love one's spouse, or children.
To be kind to those who can do nothing for you often brings out inner conflict and we have to choose.
To pray when one does not feel like it shows deep love of God.
To be kind when we are out of sorts deepens our ability to love and listen.
Parents experience deep inner sorrow, pain, and anger when it comes to their children. yet they continue to love. It