3 ways to benefit from adversity

William Faulkner said, “Disaster seems to be good for people.” Why? Our hardest things tend to plane us down like rough-hewn boards. On the surface, we grow accustomed to distractions. The weather of ordinary, thoughtless routine dulls our souls. Our golden grain turns gray and pale. The smoothness we once had in striving for something (what is that something?) is buried beneath the surface. Adversity comes along and planes us…