There are times in all of our lives that we wish we could protect ourselves from the pain in and around us. However, in the reality we live in, pain is an indispensable part of life that no one is immune to, no matter one's wealth, connections, or station in life. As long as we live in the this world, pain will come!
The pain we endure may come as the result of our own poor choices or the actions someone else takes. But what if the pain comes because God is teaching us something? How do we respond when God uses trials and pain to reveal more of himself?