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    Bring Discontent to God

    I read an interesting blog post this week that challenged my perception of complaining. The author, Emily Saxe, delved into the difference between complaining and lamenting. She presented a case, drawing from the example of David who faithfully lamented before God in the Psalms. She contrasted how complaining (woe is me, life isn’t fair) is spiritually detrimental while lamenting (only God can help and I will seek Him) is righteous. (Read Emily Saxe’s post, Ordinary ways to Pursue and Honor God: Complaining, here. Crying out to God David, the apple of God's eye, lamented when life got rocky. His words are dramatic and full of emotion. You can hear the…