• God does not waste an ounce of our pain or a drop of our tears; suffering doesn't come our way for no reason, and He seems especially efficient at using what we endure to mold our character. If we are malleable, He takes our bumps and bruises and shapes them into something beautiful.

    Frank E. Peretti (2003). “No More Bullies: For Those Who Wound or Are Wounded”, p.179, Thomas Nelson