Beauty From Broken Glass
                                                     BEAUTY FROM BROKEN GLASS
                                                                  by Mary Beth Berry

Often we have heard that God makes beauty from ashes - that He uses the hard times in our lives to
mold us and purify us just like a goldsmith might heat up the gold to burn the impurities out.   Those hard
times may or may not have resulted from direct choices that we made.  However we usually want to ask
the question, “Why?”  We ask, “What should I have done differently to pre