The year I started writing words for the world to read, things started falling to pieces all around us. We encountered three bouts with the stomach bug in four months. The kids were constantly rundown with various viruses. There were financial strains, serious health scares, and much more.
We were about ten months into a sequence of unfortunate events when I heard a single statement through a static-blurred radio station while driving to the grocery store. I don’t remember who spoke the words or exactly how he phrased them, but the man’s message was this: “Satan’s not out to break your car, wreck your finances, or steal your good health. What he really wants to do is cause you to doubt God’s goodness.”
I was three weeks into a very trying month – a month filled with one trial after another. . .
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