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when a dream dies.

When a dream dies and the heart cries, God plants other dreams and gives us new reasons to rejoice...

The truth is I cannot dream God-sized dreams. I also cannot bear God-sized tragedies. Whether I am realizing dreams or dealing with the loss of them, I need the One who created me and loves me.There is a comfort in knowing the days of my life are numbered by Him. He knows all the things I will not be. But really that's not so important. What is more important is that He knows the things I WILL be. Things better than I could ever dream of. So I choose to grieve the things I would not be and ask my loving Father to show me new dreams-the things “No eye has seen, no ear has heard, and no mind has imagined.(1Cor.2:9)” Suzanne Hadley Gosselin, The Things I Won't Be http://www.boundless.org/adulthood/2010/the-things-i-wont-be
John Piper: "I would quote to him V. Raymond Edman: “Don’t question in the dark what God showed you in the light.” Darkness comes. In the middle of it, the …