Separated from his family, living alone. Seeming a small disaster. What if every step to isolation was God’s plan to come in & recreate you? Saying you’ve had your way, now this is how God is going to come first…in Glory.
What? How Moses fled Egypt & was a sheep herder for years only to be Israel’s Shepherd to the Promised Land & write the 1st five books of the Bible? What of Joseph, Rachel & Jacob’s son, who spent 13 years in an Egyptian jail, until being promoted to Pharoh’s governor and save all of Israel from the coming famine.
“Behold, I have refined thee, but not with silver; I have chosen thee in the furnace of affliction.” Isaiah 48:10.