The Truth Sucks
Series: Faithbook of Jesus Devotional
Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.
— 1 Corinthians 13:6
I’m a woman of action. To say that I’m not shy is an understatement. I never thought I was afraid of conflict until I moved out of my parents’ house for good. I’m sure you can relate to roommates from hell.
My roommates were nothing like my family. They didn’t keep the place clean, and they liked to come and go at all hours of the night. Since I liked a clean place, I did not tolerate anything out of order. I soon realized that life is not clean and orderly. No matter how much we tried, we couldn’t say the truth in love and be considerate of each other. I wish I could’ve kept my mouth shut to preserve our friendship, but instead I moved out in haste. It took more than a year to repair the damage that had been done.
Streams in the Desert (my favorite devotional) says this, “There are times when doing nothing demands much greater stren ...
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