Sometimes you don’t know what really happened until you look back.
“I look back on experiences that at the time seemed especially desolating and painful with particular satisfaction. . . . [E]verything I have learned in my seventy-five years in this world, everything that has truly enhanced and enlightened my experience, has been through affliction. . . .” Malcolm Muggeridge
“[The Lord] drew me out of deep waters. He rescued me. . . .” Psalm 18:16-17