If you hit your toe on the door, you feel an excruciating physical pain. Your reaction is screaming or twitching and after a few seconds or minutes, it’s all over. But what do you do when you experience severe emotional pain? How do you even identify what you’re feeling when you’ve lost a parent, a child, a home, a job, a friend? How do you process when someone hurts you deeply?
Job lost everything in a matter of minutes. EVERYTHING. At first he did say: “Naked I came from my mother’s womb, And naked shall I return there. The LORD gave, and the LORD has taken away; Blessed be the name of the LORD”. But after it all sinked in, the pain he was feeling was so unbearable that he just wanted to die.
Where do we go with all of this pain?