I was pointing out to my mother the other day how there are a few places in the Bible where suffering and endurance are mentioned before having the victory and I think it’s important to pay attention to that purposeful piece of scripture, because God wants us to know that suffering and struggle are inevitable, but if you keep hoping for a better tomorrow and hope with joy in your heart, then you will be perfect, established, strengthened and settled.
Many don’t know this but at some point and time in your life, you’re going to face struggles and challenges. You can’t escape it and there’s no way around it. You can pray and be nice to others and give back and do all kinds of nice and wonderful things for yourself and everybody else until you’re blue in the face and you will still have rainy days, like everybody else. Thankfully, we’ve been given strength and patience to endure it and it’s all about the attitude you have towards