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Friday; March 16

A few days ago a friend of mine sent me a quote that is quite insightful.I wish I knew who originally penned the thought in this form because I would love to give them the credit; however, for now, all I can to is share their wisdom: “Problems develop our perseverance – which in turn will strengthen our character, deepen our trust in God, and give us greater confidence about the future. Thank God for those opportunities to grow”.As I pondered this thought my mind raced to the lessons of nature.It is said that the struggle of a butterfly to get out of the cocoon is what gives it the strength to be able to fly.Scientists tell us that the exhausting effort it takes for a fledgling sea turtle to break their shell, dig out the sand and waddle across the beach to the water is what allows them to be successful in the ocean.On one hand it might seem logical that an easier path would create a better world for butterflies and turtles, but the only way they will be able to survive is by overcomi…