Stuart Stein (South Dakota, USA)
Suffering produces endurance, and endurance produces character . . . because God's love has been poured into our hearts through the Holy Spirit that has been given to us. - Romans 5:3-5 (NRSV)
As I stood near the top of a mountain near Lake Tahoe, California, my hands were shaking. My fingers felt numb, and my teeth began to chatter. At mile 22, I had submerged underwater as part of a 30-mile obstacle course race, and the wind blowing into my face caused...
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