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Does the Universe test us?

  1. janesix profile image61
    janesixposted 2 years ago

    Or does God?

    1. wilderness profile image94
      wildernessposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      Ask again when you come face to face with a great white.

      If God is indeed omniscient, He doesn't need tests to find answers.  Nor a "quenching" process involving pain to make us grow.

      1. janesix profile image61
        janesixposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        It just really feels like I'm being tested right now. I "know" it's not realistic, but it sure feels that way. It's really bothering me.

        1. Slarty O'Brian profile image87
          Slarty O'Brianposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          Hmmm. Testing yourself perhaps?

          1. janesix profile image61
            janesixposted 2 years ago in reply to this

            Could be.

            1. Slarty O'Brian profile image87
              Slarty O'Brianposted 2 years ago in reply to this

              That can be a good thing in the end. Perhaps you can even turn it in to a positive current experience by knowing you'll come out the other side stronger; depending on why you feel tested, of course.

        2. wilderness profile image94
          wildernessposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          A common feeling when things are going poorly or stress is high.  And a part of that is probably that high stress usually means poor decisions, meaning more things go bad.  A pyramid effect, in other words, of stress causing stress and troubles causing more troubles (whether your fault or not).

          Hang in there, though, because the reverse is also true.  Good things build on each other as well, leading to more great happenings.

    2. colorfulone profile image89
      colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

      I find that my first thought on a matter is usually the answer. So! If that is true for others than you already know.

      1. janesix profile image61
        janesixposted 2 years ago in reply to this

        I don't necessarily find that to be true. I often find I jump to conclusions before thinking a matter through. I am often wrong.

        1. colorfulone profile image89
          colorfuloneposted 2 years ago in reply to this

          smile

  2. Trichakra profile image59
    Trichakraposted 12 months ago

    May be. But how do you know that god or universe test you.

 
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