“God only gives us what we can handle” and Other Untruths

By Tova Gold On Facebook today a friend posted a comment about how stressed she was. I read through the comments and came upon the obligatory “God only gives us what we can handle” platitude. I came very close to posting a reply but decided I wasn’t in the mood to educate one stranger about the stupidity of that concept at the expense of the general niceness on my friends wall so I decided to come here and vent about it instead … Read the rest of this article at Finding My Muchness, a blog by Tova Gold. Excerpt republished by permission. ©Tova Gold