Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds because you know that testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything.
But the last 24 hours have me beaten down. My patience has run out. My optimism is gone. I feel so defeated. Things I have been working SO hard at and praying so fervently about are not going well. I am tired and worn out and frustrated.
Do y'all get this way? What do you do? I know I need to just keep praying. Just keep going. I need to trust and believe.
I read my Bible this morning but I also found these on Pinterest and wanted to share in case anyone else was feeling this way on a cold, rainy Monday morning....