In Romans 5 it says that suffering produces perseverance; perseverance produces character; and character produces hope.
In James 1 it says “Consider it pure joy, my brothers and sisters, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith produces perseverance. Let perseverance finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything”.
I once had a mentor that had a very positive spin on things. Even when something was a disaster in everyone else's eyes, he called it "Character Building".
It's time to look at how our character is standing up to the tests we are enduring.
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