The real measure of a man is not when he everything is going like you want, when you want it, and how you want it. It’s when the exact opposite is happening. Pressure, temptations, and trials are never sought out, they just show up or roll-over us at the least convenient times. So much of our energy spent trying to avoid problems and protect ourselves against pain. But could it be that the very pains we try so hard to avoid be the catalysts for the exact changes and personal growth we would need?