18 Responses

  1. Grace Quadros says:

    Thought provoking and beautifully written.

  2. Anandita Dsouza says:

    Nestin good job lovely inspiring work

  3. Wilson Prathap S says:

    Thought provoking article.

    Being steadfast in faith during trials is so challenging but.

    When in ‘valley’, i guess nothing wrong if we get down on our knees and plea the ‘take this away from me’ prayers. That is just a natural human expression.

    • admin says:

      Hey Wilson, thank you for reading.

      Yes, definitely, we agree. Praying the ‘take this away from me’ prayer is a natural human expression. Its an honest prayer. It’s what Jesus also prayed in Gethsemane.

      But the heart of what we are trying to say is that when we pray these prayers and God doesn’t ‘take this away’, we should not be discouraged.
      When those prayers of ‘take it away’ don’t seem to be getting answered, we should remember –

      “You’re going to want to go through painful stuff because that’s where the best comes in. That’s where your faith gets refined. That’s where your heart becomes tender, pure and gold.”

  4. Elita says:

    Such a good read and so true, every word.

  5. Niviya Vas says:

    So well written, you guys! I’m sure it speaks to a lot of us; I can guarantee that it spoke to me.

  6. Rennie Jacintha Paul says:

    So beautifully written and a great inspiration. Would love to read more. 😊

  7. Sutheesh says:

    Good Read indeed. Now the valley seems lush and beautiful

  8. Beulah says:

    This is so beautifully penned! “Growth is where your heart becomes tender, pure and Gold” sure it’s being refined for God. Thank you, Nestin. Looking forward for more of your thoughts 🙂

  9. Steve says:

    Good exposition of James 1:2. I totally agree “our growth is precious to God”

  10. Abel Isaac says:

    Great read!!

  11. Anu Sandra says:

    Amen to every single thing that’s so beautifully written 🙂 loved every bit of it.

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