a-bund’ant, a. [From F., fr. L. abundans, p. pr. See ABOUND]. Fully sufficient; plentiful; copious in supply… — Syn. Ample, plenteous, exuberant, overflowing, profuse, bountiful. (Definition from Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 3rd Edition)
What is “Abundant Living?”
Can you really do it after a catastrophe?
Can you even imagine what it might look like, or how you might go about it?
That’s what we’re about on this site.
catastrophe, n. [L. catastropha, Gr. …to turn] 1. An event producing a subversion of the order of things; a final event, usually calamitous; hence, sudden calamity. 2. The final event in a romance, drama, etc., in a drama following the catastasis; denouement. 3. Geol. A violent and widely extended change in the surface of the earth… Syn. See DISASTER. (Definition from Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, 3rd Edition)
What a dramatic word: catastrophe.
What is a catastrophe? Read the definition above and see what you think. Have you endured one – or more than one?
I believe that most people suffer at least one catastrophe in the course of a lifetime, and some people suffer many of them.
What can we do after it happens? Does it mean my life is ruined? Can I recover? Will I be changed forever? How can I even begin to go forward?
“Life does not accommodate you; it shatters you. Every seed destroys its container, or else there would be no fruition.” – Florida Scott-Maxwell, The Measure of My Days
“Those who sow in tears shall reap rejoicing.” – Psalm 126:5