The scripture asks, 'Has anyone trusted in the Lord and been disappointed?’' Yes, I said to the Lord. “I have trusted in you all my life and yes, I have been disappointed.” Life on Purpose by Eileen Benthal.
God gave us two ears and one mouth for a reason. “Let every person be quick to hear, slow to speak and slow to anger.” (James 1:19) If we spent more time listening to one another than speaking in anger, the world would probably be a better place.
On the eve of her 91st brain surgery, Johanna Benthal, age 18, wanted to take a picture showing she was afraid, but strong, standing in the darkness holding a lit candle to signify the hope she carries within.