I love her testimony!
I want to shout from the rooftops that if you will just believe Him, even though you can't understand now, even though some things hurt now, He will never truly hurt you. The pain we feel is a reminder that He is making it more than better – He's redeeming things so perfectly, that the pleasure He's preparing for me is beyond my comprehension; and so, even the pain is a grand evidence of His grace.
~ Amy Caldwell Bixby (May 23, 1974 - August 19, 2011)
Brothers and sisters, pray earnestly for those who are suffering such great loss!
The pain of loss is severe because the pleasure of life is so great; it demonstrates the supreme value of what is lost. The screaming pain I feel at the loss of [a loved one] reflects the pure pleasure I felt in knowing [that one].
Jerry Sittser in A Grace Disguised