Reason Rant

Let’s say something unexpected and unpleasant has happened to you.  Someone says, “Things always happen for a reason.”

Is that a comfort to you? Or an annoying platitude? How do you respond to it?

Things always happen for a reason.

You mean like that time your dog ran off and got hit by a truck on Rt. 30?

Things always happen for a reason.

OK, great! Let’s go shopping.

Things always happen for a reason.

Is that a physics law or your demonstration of all-knowingness?

Things always happen for a reason.

Who said that, Shakespeare or Jesus – had to be one of those guys, right?

Things always happen for a reason.

So, um, what was the reason?

Things always happen for a reason.

CAUSE is what makes something happen. REASON is the explanation people give for why something is done.

Things always happen for a reason.

No, things don’t always happen for a reason. In the process of redeeming it, the event receives a reason.

 

 

 

 

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About beth

I started this blog in 2011 shortly after I finally opened my heart and mind to Jesus as a last resort. My intent with this blog is to share what I learn and feel along my path with Jesus.
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