All Things Are Good

Certain quotations and sayings, through familiarity, lose their point to

us. We not only are not impressed by them but forget that they are

truths. Do you recall "All things work together for good?" Does that

mean anything? Does it mean what it says? Does it mean nothing? It means

nothing or else exactly what it says, and you may be sure that the

latter is the true meaning. What are "all things?" The few which seem

bright, maybe; and those which to most of us seem evil, do not belong to

"all things." But may we not be at fault in our idea? We are, we are.

Whatever appears to happen to us (although nothing ever happens in the

common meaning of that word) belongs to "all things" and at some time we

will be able to look back and say from the heart that all was well with