"Then his wife said to him, “Do you still hold fast your integrity? Curse God and die.” But he said to her, “You speak as one of the foolish women would speak. Shall we receive good from God, and shall we not receive evil?” In all this Job did not sin with his lips."Here lately I've been thinking a lot about this passage. So many times I find myself wishing for heaven in this life, but that's not what's promised in this life. My goal through this whole cancer ordeal is to be able to say, "I desired God's glory more than anything else."
It's official. I have a second cancer in my body this year. You heard that right, not cancer for the second time because it's come back, but second cancer. Earlier this year I had testicular cancer. Now I have thyroid cancer. I will be having surgery to remove more body parts for the third time this year (hence the picture of Luke having his hand cut off by his dad in Empire Strikes Back. Oh... spoiler!). This stinks, but God is still in control. Through all of this, I want him to be glorified. Romans 8:18 says, "For I consider that the sufferings of this present time are not worth comparing with the glory that is to be revealed to us." God, show us your glory!