All my young adult life, I have heard well-meaning people say things like: “God won’t give you more than you can handle.” I was always baffled when circumstances came that were way more than I was capable of handling on my own.
When life becomes too much, how do we reconcile that with that familiar phrase?
God won’t give us more than we can handle…right?
There is no verse in Scripture, at least none that I have found, that backs up this common claim.
I am not sure about whether or not God gives you more than you can handle, but I am confident that life indeed hands out more we can deal with in our strength.
So what do we do when life hands us more than we can handle? What do we do when the circumstances are overwhelming us, and we feel like we are drowning in the chaos of our current realities?Read More