• God is more concerned with conforming me to the likeness of His Son than leaving me in my comfort zones. God is more interested in inward qualities than outward circumstances - things like refining my faith, humbling my heart, cleaning up my thought life and strengthening my character.

    Joni Eareckson Tada, Steven Estes (1997). “When God Weeps: Why Our Sufferings Matter to the Almighty”, p.121, Harper Collins