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[at-l] From Wilderness to Mountain
- Subject: [at-l] From Wilderness to Mountain
- From: "Ern Grover" <email@example.com>
- Date: Sat, 12 Dec 1998 08:19:20 -0800
Title: "Sweeter Rain" a
From Wilderness to Mountain
Life is always composed of those experiences and encounters which
provide both challenge to one's character and the testing of one's
To be sure, life is not only composed of experiences and
encounters; it is also composed of question marks. In every life there are
always questions which ought to be asked and which demands an answer.
The first question of life is always: "Who am I?"
and the second question is like it, "What am I living for?"
However, when life has been lived to a level of maturity, when one's experiences
and encounters have led to some ups and downs, some joy and some sadness,...
there is yet another question that everyone must ask: "How did I get
where I am which is so far from where I am supposed to be?"
I may as well tell you, there are only three kinds of people in the
those who are in the wilderness,
those who have just come out of the wilderness,
and those who are headed
into the wilderness.
In the midst of that wilderness experience, God...sent his angel to
feed Elijah. "You don't have enough for your
"What journey? I'm through. I'm all washed
"You're not through yet, Elijah."
"I'm going to send you from where you are to where I want you
to be. I'm going to send you from the molehill to the mountain...I'm going
to send you from the wilderness to the mountain."
In the wilderness there is weakness, but on the mountain there is
strength. In the wilderness there is loneliness, but on the mountain there
is companionship. In the wilderness there is despair, but on the mountain
there is hope.
1 Kings 19
"A pessimist is one who makes difficulties of his
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