"Everything will work out for the best. It always does"
Because that is USUALLY what I say to people when they say that they don't know HOW things are going to work out for them.
I would even share one of my favorite quotes:
"TO EXCERCISE FAITH IS TO TRUST THAT THE LORD KNOWS WHAT HE IS DOING WITH YOU AND THAT HE CAN ACCOMPLISH IT FOR YOUR ETERNAL GOOD EVEN THOUGH YOU CAN NOT UNDERSTAND HOW HE CAN POSSIBLY DO IT.
YOUR WILLINGNESS TO ACCEPT THE WILL OF THE FATHER WILL NOT CHANGE WHAT IN HIS WISDOM HE HAS CHOSEN TO DO...
I TESTIFY THAT WHEN THE LORD CLOSES ONE IMPORTANT DOOR IN YOUR LIFE, HE SHOWS HIS CONTINUAL LOVE AND COMPASSION BY OPENING MANY OTHER DOORS."
Elder Richard G. Scott November Ensign 1995
I might think that their situation doesn't seem THAT bad, so why are they losing FAITH?
"It could be worse"
But I AM talking about MY own LIFE. And it really isn't funny anymore. :)
JT IS ON THE WAIT LIST FOR PUERTO RICO's P.A. PROGRAM.
That is right, we didn't get accepted off of the wait list for Pacific University last month, but we discovered what seemed like a dream come true-- a new program in Puerto Rico (where JT served his mission) After waiting 3 weeks for a response we found out that ONCE AGAIN Jt is on the WAIT LIST.
I could go into the details about how this might seem like a step forward-- but it is actually really two steps back -- but the story is too depressing. So, I am not laughing. Not even at the irony of it all. I am just asking: