It’s been said that God won’t give us too much too handle. But there are times when life is altogether too much to handle.
How friends help in suffering and difficulty can make a world of difference.
Maybe you’re the friend or maybe you’re the one going through tough times. Perhaps there’s been a diagnosis making life fragile and the future murky or a financial collaps changing life as you know it forever. Maybe, it’s the unthinkable death of someone you never expected to lose so early and you find yourself wondering whether you’ll ever smile again.
That’s where I found myself seven years ago. Life as I knew it shattered into a thousand irreparable pieces but in that unwanted and unexpected difficulty, friends were one of the lifelines that helped me get through. I can honestly say I would not have navigated that season of suffering like I did without my friends.
Here’s how friends help in suffering and difficulty.