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Happy Ever After

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And they all lived happily ever after...
I am sucker for happy ever afters! I love happy endings and sappy romantic feel-good movies. Growing up, I loved to read books, particularly fiction, and before reading any book, I would flip to the last few pages to see if it had a satisfactory/happy end. If it didn't, I lost all enthusiasm and concluded that it was a pointless book. Happy endings are really not realistic, some might say and that is oftentimes the case. I mean, even as Christians (or should I say especially as Christians) we encounter some pretty difficult and sometimes grim life situations. Life seems to knock us down, the devil never lets up on us, and it seems like there is ALWAYS something going wrong. And in the event that everything starts going smoothly, a feeling of impending doom begins to develop and lurk in the back of our minds. Your life right now may seem like all hell's breaking loose and there seems to be no end in sight for your problems, BUT I can conf…