The Blessing of Children
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“Why me?” That’s a question we usually mutter in bad times, but it’s actually a great question to ask when things go well. Of course the theological answer is easy and concise – namely, God’s grace. But beyond that, asking “why me?” when you are blessed may have practical and more specific answers that are worth discovering. In the Old Testament the question was asked of Esther, who had been plucked from the foster care of her cousin Mordecai to become the wealthy and pampered queen of Persia. After her unexpected rise to prominence a plot had been uncovered that threatened to annihilate the Jews in the region. Mordecai then wisely asked Esther to consider if perhaps God had blessed her in the way..Continue Reading the Article Why Me?