“My father, my father, why have you forsaken me?” Although the Bible tells us that we will face trials and tribulations, it did not show us…
That adversity comes to all, is a fact of life. Human existence is replete with challenges; from the cradle to the grave.
Adversity is bound to come calling at one point or another in our Christian walk. It is an inevitable fire that tests us in ways we never imagined. Our attitude during this reign of turbulence is most times the yard stick that measures its altitude
When it comes to personal achievement, overcoming adversity is one of the greatest tools in your belt to help you build the life you have been dreaming of.
One can only imagine what it must have been like for Daniel when he served King Nebuchadnezzar. Did Daniel ever resent the Babylonian people? Exactly how much was he oppressed for his faith and heritage? How did he cope with serving the king of a nation who enslaved his entire people? Through the story of Cecil Gaines (Forest Whitaker), The Butler (directed by Lee Daniels) shares with us insight on how a White House butler, who served under eight presidents, lived in a nation bent on oppressing him and his people.