At the age of four, Itzhak Perlman was struck by polio, rendering his legs useless. However, he compensated for this loss by dedicating himself to his violin. In the following years, Perlman enchanted countless audiences with his music. While he lost the use of his legs, his music bestowed upon him a unique form of freedom.
The Bible reassures us that what the enemy intended for evil, “God used for good” (Genesis 50:20).
Think about your past trauma and abuse. Now get this – God will use you, not despite your past, but because of it.
I love to hear the stories of men and women who have risen to the uttermost from the guttermost. In each case you will find resilience, persistence, and faith. That can be your story, too.
Recovery Step: Bring your hurts, habits, and hangups to the One who knows exactly what to do with them.