Of course you want to avoid pain – whether it’s physical, emotional or spiritual. The fact of the matter, however, is that you’ve often got to journey through it in order to get to the life God dreams for you. Of course, this is hard because it means addressing the pain directly. But when you choose to do it, you discover just how much God is on your side; leading you to deeper understanding, a deeper relationship with God and a life with deeper purpose. And isn’t that what ultimately matters most?