One of the biggest questions both believers and non-believers ask is, “why do bad things happen to good people.” And while I do not profess to fully know the answer to this question, it is important to understand God is sovereign and His plan is the only thing that matters. In Romans 9:15, Paul says, For he says to Moses, “I will have mercy on whom I have mercy, and I will have compassion on whom I have compassion.” (quoted from Exodus 33:19). This can be a tough thing to swallow, especially if you are going through pain and suffering, but we must trust God to know He has a perfect plan. The day of my father’s funeral, my wife and I found out we were pregnant. We thought it was because God was blessing us for the loss we had just experienced. However, less than two months later, my wife miscarried. We were so hurt and distraught for both losses and we questioned God for answers, but to this day we have no definitive reason for what we went through. While I still question, I have learned to accept His plan for us in all things. It is not easy, but I know one day it will make sense. I just have to trust in Him and know everything happens for a reason.