Said by RNR to Bonus while he was lamenting the fact that he wasn't going to get to bring pizza in his lunch that day...
"Life is full of ups and downs, kid. You should just know that now."
Giggle. You would not believe how seriously she said this to him. Looking in his eyes and shaking her head back and forth. It was a pretty priceless moment to witness.
You would not believe how many times I have had people telling me the same thing in the past couple of weeks. And it's true. There are no promises that life will be easy or smooth. The promise is that for believers life is eternal through the sacrifice of Jesus Christ.