Category Archives: Why Bad Things Happen

Wait

WAIT – Author Unknown Desperately, helplessly, longingly, I cried. Quietly, patiently, lovingly God replied. I pled and I wept for a clue to my fate, And the Master so gently said, “Child, you must wait!” “‘Wait?’, you say, wait!” my … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question – Why? Part 10 List

This is the 10th and final post in a series of written words that have helped me understand and/or accept the less desirable things that happen in my life.   This list was an insert in a church bulletin years ago. I … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 9 No Mistake

This is Part 9 of things that help me understand the reason why something bad has happened, or at least help me accept it.  I read and kept this poem years ago. He Maketh No Mistake  My Father’s way may … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 8 Quotes

We now resume our “Why” series for a few more posts. I have a little plaque that hangs in my house.  It reads “There are two things I try to remember every morning:  There’s a God, and I’m not Him.”   … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 7 Opportunities

Here’s another way to look at things when we’re asking why something has happened. LIFE IS A SERIES OF PROBLEM-SOLVING OPPORTUNITIES. “The problems you face will either defeat you or develop you – depending on how you respond to them. … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 6 If Only

When we’re seeking an answer to why something bad has happened, we naturally want to wish it away. If Only   “We were under great pressure, far beyond our ability to endure…. But this happened that we might not rely on … Continue reading

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Answering the Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 5 Requests

Questioning why something happened to you?  Read this. “I asked God to take away my pain.  God said, It is not for me to take away, but for you to give it up. I asked God to make my handicapped … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 4 Professor

Looking for answers to the question “why did this bad thing happen to me?”  Part 4 is another story to consider. The Professor ‘Let me explain the problem science has with religion. ‘The atheist professor of philosophy pauses before his … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 3 Teacup

This is the third part in a series of posts sharing writings that help me accept things that sometimes don’t seem to make sense. THE TEACUP A couple vacationing in Europe went strolling down a little street and saw a … Continue reading

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Answering The Million Dollar Question, Why? – Part 2 Cake

This is Part 2 of things that help me understand the “whys” of life.  I hope it helps you too. You’ll notice a theme here.  It’s God.  If you don’t believe He exists, then feel free to skip these posts … Continue reading

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