Sometimes life is hard. It just is. But there is also a cure for this given in the Bible. It says in Proverbs 17:22,
A merry heart doeth good like a medicine
There is also a saying that says “laugh until it hurts”. I experienced that last Saturday night while attending the RFIS drama productions of
Parents Just Don’t Understand and Check Please
A few weeks back I injured some muscles or cartilage around my ribs. And I discovered how possible it is to laugh until it hurts. I could not stop laughing and even though I was in pain – I just had to laugh. Our students did a fantastic job of presenting these dramas and even through the pain I found that some of the burdens of doing life were lifted.
It is a good reminder to me that when life is hard (which it will be from time to time), we have been given the way to endure ;