"God has a wonderful plan to change you into someone far better. If none of us ever had any troubles, not many of us would give God a second thought, and we would never
change. God sometimes allows suffering in our lives and uses it - as He helps us to overcome our problems - to change us. The Bible says "Suffering helps us to endure. And endurance builds character"
Romans 5:3,4 (CEV).
HOLD UP THE "BLANK" PAPER AT THIS POINT.
I am going to have an imaginary conversation with this paper. "Nice to see you paper, but I am now going to put you over a
LIGHT A CANDLE. EXPLAINING THAT THE FLAME STANDS FOR TROUBLES OR PROBLEMS.
Paper - " I don't like the sound of that. I might get too hot. I might even get burnt".
"I do like you paper, but I have a wonderful plan to change you into something better, and I have to place you over the flame to make this happen."