The Uses of Adversity

The Uses of Adversity

Some of life's trials seem too deep for our words of comfort to have any meaning. But even in the face of such soul- wrenching griefs, there is hope. "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain," writes Dr. Carlfred Broderick, former president of the Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists. "It is resource in event of pain." His unforgettable, r Some of life's trials seem too deep for our words of comfort to have any meaning. But even in the face of such soul- wren...

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Title:The Uses of Adversity
Author:Carlfred Broderick
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The Uses of Adversity Reviews

  • Debbie
    Nov 19, 2011

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

  • Allyson
    Mar 06, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

  • Carma
    Nov 26, 2017

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

  • Sandie
    Sep 13, 2017

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

  • Marilyn
    Apr 30, 2011

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

  • Shannan
    Dec 31, 2010

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

  • Susan
    Oct 16, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

  • Robyn
    Apr 11, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

    A small book based on a talk given at Women's Conference by the director of the USC Marriage and Family Therapy clinic. This is a great book about how adversity can be beneficial for us, and also why we might have chosen in the premortal life to receive certain challenges in this life....

    Having good memories of Carlfred Broderick, and being interested in the subject, I picked up this small volume and found it a quick and helpful read. I appreciated his pointing out that it is up to us, to fashion the use to which we put adversities. They may but do not have to embitter...

    So short you can read it in under 1 hour. I loved this man from the time I heard him speak in CA -- what a great psychologist and somewhat eccentric in speaking (we have a tape of a few of his talks). He gets right to the core and has a very strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Chri...

  • Holly
    Apr 01, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

  • Verona
    Feb 22, 2014

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

  • Mary
    Mar 25, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

    A small book based on a talk given at Women's Conference by the director of the USC Marriage and Family Therapy clinic. This is a great book about how adversity can be beneficial for us, and also why we might have chosen in the premortal life to receive certain challenges in this life....

    Having good memories of Carlfred Broderick, and being interested in the subject, I picked up this small volume and found it a quick and helpful read. I appreciated his pointing out that it is up to us, to fashion the use to which we put adversities. They may but do not have to embitter...

    So short you can read it in under 1 hour. I loved this man from the time I heard him speak in CA -- what a great psychologist and somewhat eccentric in speaking (we have a tape of a few of his talks). He gets right to the core and has a very strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Chri...

    I enjoyed the stories/experiences he shared. Some of them I was like "What?" because they were such neat experiences and who ever gets experiences like that...not me(I guess that shows what little faith I must have). "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is ...

  • Karalyn
    Dec 19, 2018

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

  • Joe Wisniewski
    Jan 07, 2009

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

  • Sherrill
    Feb 17, 2014

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

  • Alice
    Oct 29, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

  • Lewestover
    May 26, 2018

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

  • Elainendean
    Aug 23, 2008

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

  • Michelle
    Jan 06, 2018

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

  • Richard (Rick)
    Jan 11, 2009

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

    A small book based on a talk given at Women's Conference by the director of the USC Marriage and Family Therapy clinic. This is a great book about how adversity can be beneficial for us, and also why we might have chosen in the premortal life to receive certain challenges in this life....

  • Cindy
    Aug 24, 2017

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

  • Alanna
    Jan 22, 2012

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

  • Mary
    Feb 03, 2011

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

    A small book based on a talk given at Women's Conference by the director of the USC Marriage and Family Therapy clinic. This is a great book about how adversity can be beneficial for us, and also why we might have chosen in the premortal life to receive certain challenges in this life....

    Having good memories of Carlfred Broderick, and being interested in the subject, I picked up this small volume and found it a quick and helpful read. I appreciated his pointing out that it is up to us, to fashion the use to which we put adversities. They may but do not have to embitter...

  • Kirsten
    Apr 06, 2011

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...

    Thanks to my friend and former roommate at BYU, Sherrill Funk, for recommending this little book to me. My husband and I have had some adversity in our lives, as we all do, but it seems like more serious problems in recent years as he has begun dialysis treatments three times a week. ...

    This is a quick read--I read it out loud to my husband while driving. I've always loved Dr. Broderick's books. Since in died in the late 90's I was surprised to find this on the shelf. It is a republication of a talk he gave at a BYU women's conference. His teaching style is so powerfu...

    This book is actually a talk that Broderick gave, but it's a wonderful talk and I highly recommend reading it. His basic premise is that too often in the church, we act as though the commandments are a safeguard against bad things happening to us. But the truth is that the purpose of t...

    I loved this book!! I have a fascination with our pre-mortal existence- I know that's weird but what can I say? After a very hard year and saying over and over that I never would have signed up for the things that came my way I realized by reading this book that indeed I most certainly...

    After hearing Emily Watts talk from this book at a Time Out for Women, I decided to buy this tiny little book. When I got home I thougth,"Why did I buy this book about adversity and pain? Right now evrything is pretty good in my life." A couple of days later, I heard from a dear friend...

    I read this book while waiting in the dentist office for my sedated daughter to have some work done. It was one of my moments of 'adversity,' cuz even a simple dentist appointment can seem like big beans to someone like me! I thought this book was really beautiful. It was a perfect ...

    Truly a book worth reading! Sometimes we think if we are honestly striving to keep the commandments we will be spared the pain and trials of life. This is not true. This life is a time of testing and growth. This can only happen if we suffer adversity. This little book helped me to rec...

    This is a very short but very worthwhile book on dealing with adversity but more importantly what to do with that adversity. The main lesson I got from this book had to do with I try to get my arms around the atonement. Sometimes, instead of trying to grasp all the infiniteness of t...

    A small book based on a talk given at Women's Conference by the director of the USC Marriage and Family Therapy clinic. This is a great book about how adversity can be beneficial for us, and also why we might have chosen in the premortal life to receive certain challenges in this life....

    Having good memories of Carlfred Broderick, and being interested in the subject, I picked up this small volume and found it a quick and helpful read. I appreciated his pointing out that it is up to us, to fashion the use to which we put adversities. They may but do not have to embitter...

    So short you can read it in under 1 hour. I loved this man from the time I heard him speak in CA -- what a great psychologist and somewhat eccentric in speaking (we have a tape of a few of his talks). He gets right to the core and has a very strong testimony of the gospel of Jesus Chri...

    I enjoyed the stories/experiences he shared. Some of them I was like "What?" because they were such neat experiences and who ever gets experiences like that...not me(I guess that shows what little faith I must have). "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is ...

    This is a short little book, finished in a little over an hour. It just talks about how adversity helps us to grow, to remember who we are - children of a God who loves us. Doing everything the "right" way does not make it so we are free from hard times, but is a resource to us when we...

  • Tawni Williams
    Dec 12, 2018

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

  • Lisa
    Nov 05, 2017

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

  • Mallary
    Mar 14, 2019

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

  • Sharon
    Mar 17, 2013

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

  • Deborah Hecht
    Jun 27, 2017

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

  • Melanie Zitzman
    Mar 29, 2018

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

  • Natalie
    Jul 23, 2019

    This was a quick little read that I quite enjoyed. A message that I think would help so many to be shared. It?s so easy to think that if I?m obedient and be a good little Christian nothing bad will happen. Not true. This book is beautifully summed up by this quote, ?The gospel of...

    A good friend, whom I love and admire gave me this book for Christmas and I really enjoyed it. I loved the philosophy of his idea of pain and life. Broderick has a very simple yet devasting way of explaining pain; we asked for it. We must have agreed or chosen the life we would have, ...

    A sweet little book full of words of wisdom. How many times have we over tried to present wonderful programs for the Young Women only to miss the real mark. Carlfred makes us realize that even with the Gospel there are no guarantees that we will walk down the yellow brick road with no ...

    This is a quick read and very good. His theme is that the gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in event of pain, pain that will surely come to all of us. ...

    He uses true stories from the lives of people he knows to illustrate how pain can be our greatest teacher and can strengthen faith. The stories are powerful. ...

    This book was originally a talk given by the author at BYU. It is a short good read about why adversity needs to be a part of our lives. We need to learn how to grow from our trials. ...

    There is a childlike faith will we pray and our prayers are answered as we expect. We keep the commandments and enjoy the blessings that are promised. But what happens when those blessings don't come? this short volume based on a talk given at BYU talks about the different experiences ...

    This book was a great example of short story of adversity and the atonement. There are difficult things that can happen in life, but they don't happen to you...they happen in order that you learn whilst on the road of mortality. I really enjoyed the style of speaking (probably previous...

    This is a tiny book, a quick read,but one I will read over and over again. Broderick is fun, and also goes deeply into what adversity is able to do FOR us, as opposed to only raging against what it does TO us. Highly recommend it. ...

    Very impactful! He uses powerful examples of how adversity can work in people's lives. We must turn towards God in our suffering, not away, if we are to grow from adversity. Accept his will. Beautifully written. ...

    "The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is a resource in the event of pain." As we come to recognize who we really are, we understand the mysteries of the kingdom. We are always safe in His love. ...

    Amazing A book full of truth and light in a trying world. Highly recommend it to as many people as will read it. ...

    It was really good but very short. It?s more of a talk than a book, but had some very good points! ...

    Short but powerful message on adversity and God's love. ...

    ?The gospel of Jesus Christ is not insurance against pain. It is resource in event of pain.? ...

    Very quick read. Good, but hard, insights. ...

    A quick, good read for all writers. You will feel buoyed and validated in Goldberg?s hands. ...