If God loves me, why would He want me to be hurt? Why would He want me to be slapped again? Such were the questions I must admit I’ve asked myself whenever I read the Bible verse about turning the other cheek.
If we truly believe in God, loving God would certainly be the most important thing we should do. Oftentimes, however, I wonder what that really means.
As Valentine’s Day approached, I prayed, “Please God, will you send me a rose?” Soon that dreaded day would arrive, when girls receive roses from their boyfriends. But I knew I would receive none. I had no suitors.